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Cross-Marked Stone at Cilymaenllwyd House

A Scheduled Monument in Llanelli Rural (Llanelli Wledig), Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6914 / 51°41'28"N

Longitude: -4.2066 / 4°12'23"W

OS Eastings: 247575

OS Northings: 201486

OS Grid: SN475014

Mapcode National: GBR GR.VGGY

Mapcode Global: VH3MB.1RH8

Entry Name: Cross-Marked Stone at Cilymaenllwyd House

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2816

Cadw Legacy ID: CM217

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Cross-marked stone

Period: Early Medieval

County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)

Community: Llanelli Rural (Llanelli Wledig)

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

Description

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

A standing cross marked stone, now set on grass patch outside front door at Cilymaenllwyd House. Square sectioned stone pillar 98cms high, each face 25cm wide. A stemmed line ring cross is inscribed on northeast face. There are incised lines on the top.

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.

Source: Cadw

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