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Cross-Incised Stone (Now in Carno Church)

A Scheduled Monument in Carno, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5635 / 52°33'48"N

Longitude: -3.5397 / 3°32'22"W

OS Eastings: 295729

OS Northings: 297295

OS Grid: SN957972

Mapcode National: GBR 9H.CM4G

Mapcode Global: WH68R.LTNN

Entry Name: Cross-Incised Stone (Now in Carno Church)

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2638

Cadw Legacy ID: MG146

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Cross-marked stone

Period: Early Medieval

County: Powys

Community: Carno

Built-Up Area: Carno

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire


The monument consists of an inscribed stone, a commemorative monument in the form of a stone which has been inscribed with symbols, probably dating to the medieval period. Dressed stone measuring 1.88m tall, 0.43m wide, 0.2m thick, with a wheel-cross on one face.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the organisation and practice of medieval Christianity. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. An inscribed 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 and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

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