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Latitude: 52.831 / 52°49'51"N
Longitude: -4.5313 / 4°31'52"W
OS Eastings: 229566
OS Northings: 328939
OS Grid: SH295289
Mapcode National: GBR 55.TPQM
Mapcode Global: WH44V.C3GK
Entry Name: Inscribed Stone in St Cian's Churchyard, Llangian
Source ID: 292
Cadw Legacy ID: CN087
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Inscribed stone
Period: Early Medieval
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The monument, also known as the Martini Stone, comprises an inscribed stone in St Cian's churchyard, Llangian and probably dates from the fifth to mid-sixth centuries AD. There is a possibility that the stone survives in situ. The rough pillar-shaped stone is located S of the church. The stone is triangular in cross-section and leans slightly to the W. It measures c.1.15m in height, 0.34m in width and 0.3m in depth. The Latin inscription reads MELI MEDICI / FILI MARTINI / IACIT, translated as (The stone) of Melus the Doctor
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