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Inscribed Stone in Churchyard

A Scheduled Monument in Nevern (Nanhyfer), Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0254 / 52°1'31"N

Longitude: -4.7952 / 4°47'42"W

OS Eastings: 208325

OS Northings: 240024

OS Grid: SN083400

Mapcode National: GBR CT.GF7K

Mapcode Global: VH2MZ.TCT4

Entry Name: Inscribed Stone in Churchyard

Scheduled Date: 7 February 1951

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 705

Cadw Legacy ID: PE151

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Inscribed stone

Period: Early Medieval

County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

Community: Nevern (Nanhyfer)

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

Description

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. This is a pillar stone, located 5ft east of south porch and 6ft south of church. The stone is about 6’ 6 high and has an Ogham & Latin inscription.

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

Source: Cadw

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