This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this monument yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
If Google Street View is available, the image is from the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the monument. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 52.9521 / 52°57'7"N
Longitude: -2.8131 / 2°48'47"W
OS Eastings: 345466
OS Northings: 339721
OS Grid: SJ454397
Mapcode National: GBR 7F.L15T
Mapcode Global: WH89M.R2M6
Entry Name: Hanmer Churchyard Cross
Source ID: 2844
Cadw Legacy ID: FL098
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
County: Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Traditional County: Flintshire
The monument consists of the remains of a free standing cross probably dating to the early medieval or medieval period. The carved crosshead is located in St Chad's churchyard to the east of the south porch and is mounted upon an 18th or 19th century shaft and octagonal base. The carvings show representations of biblical figures and two Bishops.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the organisation and practice of Christianity. A cross 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.
Other nearby scheduled monuments