37 Elizabeth, John, Ann, William Sheen

Date recorded:  8/9/09


(East Face)
In affectionate remembrance of
Born July 28th 1823
Died November 3rd 1868
We also do fade as a leaf

(South Face)
Sacred to the memory of
JOHN SHEEN late of Cwmyrytig:
who died May 12th 1837 Aged 44:
Leave thy fatherless children.  I will preserve them alive and let thy widows trust in me.

(North face)
sacred to the memory of
ANN, Relict of John Sheen
Who died June 2nd 1870 Aged 88

(West face)
In affectionate remembrance of
WILLIAM, son of
John and Ann Sheen:
who died July 20th 1864
Aged 34
Man that is born of woman is of few days and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower and is cut down

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Earliest date (of death):  1837

Type of monument:  Chest tomb

Dimensions (in millimetres):

   monument/headstone:  height:  760  breadth:  700 top, 715 base  length:  1845 top, 1860 base

Orientation of monument/headstone:  East facing

Material:  Sandstone

Condition:  Sound, in place

Number of surfaces bearing:  a) decoration:  b) inscription:  4

Type of decoration:  Architectural

Decorative motif/s:  Flowers, sunken panel on each corner with cusped head

Technique/s used for decoration:  High relief

Condition of decoration:  Sound

Technique/s used for inscription:  Incised

Condition of inscription:  Clear but worn, mostly decipherable



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