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Latitude: 52.7641 / 52°45'50"N
Longitude: -4.7868 / 4°47'12"W
OS Eastings: 212070
OS Northings: 322141
OS Grid: SH120221
Mapcode National: GBR GPKD.83K
Mapcode Global: WH33S.FSTB
Entry Name: Inscribed Stone in the Chapel, Bardsey Island
Source ID: 2438
Cadw Legacy ID: CN142
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Inscribed stone
Period: Early Medieval
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
The stone is securely located within the sheltered protection of Bardsey Island Chapel.
The plaque erected below the stone reads: The base of a decorated stone which tapers to the top. The front is carved in two framed panels. The lower contains a worn cruciform single-strand ring-knot surrounded by interlace. The upper shows the lower portion of a figure wearing a pleated garment. The right edge has an inscription in half uncials which may be read downwards as ESILLI (?) MAR:QUENO. It has not been translated. The left edge and the back are plain. It was probably a grave-marker and dates to the 10th - 11th centuries AD."
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the early medieval period.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described. "
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