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Latitude: 53.023 / 53°1'22"N
Longitude: -4.3416 / 4°20'29"W
OS Eastings: 243040
OS Northings: 349869
OS Grid: SH430498
Mapcode National: GBR 5F.FFV9
Mapcode Global: WH43Z.88TT
Entry Name: Cross Inscribed Stone Near Capel Uchaf
Scheduled Date: 9 February 1994
Source ID: 3187
Cadw Legacy ID: CN213
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Cross-marked stone
Period: Early Medieval
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument consists of a stone with a cross carved into the surface, probably dating to the medieval period. The stone which is of a coarse conglomerate measures c0.9m long and 0.4m wide with the cross clearly visible. The cross itself is a simple incised design with arms of approximately the same size. The cross is enclosed by a slightly oval incised ring measuring 0.23 along the shaft and 20cm along the arms. The stone is set in a low roadside boundary wall.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the organisation and practice of medieval Christianity. A cross marked stone may be part of a larger cluster of monuments and their importance can further enhanced by their group value.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described.
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