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Latitude: 51.7816 / 51°46'53"N
Longitude: -2.9722 / 2°58'19"W
OS Eastings: 333030
OS Northings: 209665
OS Grid: SO330096
Mapcode National: GBR F7.YWYD
Mapcode Global: VH79F.FHL1
Entry Name: Llangattock Nigh Usk Churchyard Cross
Scheduled Date: 13 September 1950
Source ID: 582
Cadw Legacy ID: MM123
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
County: Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)
Community: Llanover (Llanofer)
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
The monument consists of a free standing cross probably dating to the early medieval or medieval period which stands in the churchyard on the north side of the church. The original section of the structure is hexagonal in plan, 2.1m in height and comprises of four steps, each 1.3m high and 2m in length. Standing on top of the steps is an octagonal shaft which is 2m in height which is topped with a modern cross.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the organisation and practice of Christianity. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. 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 and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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