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Cross-Incised Stone in Llangybi Churchyard

A Scheduled Monument in Llanystumdwy, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9447 / 52°56'40"N

Longitude: -4.3402 / 4°20'24"W

OS Eastings: 242852

OS Northings: 341155

OS Grid: SH428411

Mapcode National: GBR 5F.LG54

Mapcode Global: WH44C.97HV

Entry Name: Cross-Incised Stone in Llangybi Churchyard

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 562

Cadw Legacy ID: CN100

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Cross-marked stone

Period: Early Medieval

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanystumdwy

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

Description

The monument consists of a stone with a cross carved into the surface, probably dating to the medieval period.

The upright stone is 1.2m high and stands adjacent to the north wall of the lych gate. It bears an incised linear Latin cross with the ends of the cross piece clubbed and the upper and lower ends slightly clubbed.

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. 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 and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

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