Ancient Monuments

History on the Ground

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Llansadurnen Cross-Incised Stone & Other Stones

A Scheduled Monument in Llanddowror, Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)

We don't have any photos of this monument yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

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: 51.7675 / 51°46'2"N

Longitude: -4.509 / 4°30'32"W

OS Eastings: 226967

OS Northings: 210625

OS Grid: SN269106

Mapcode National: GBR D6.ZS84

Mapcode Global: VH2P9.STMX

Entry Name: Llansadurnen Cross-Incised Stone & Other Stones

Scheduled Date: 7 July 1951

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 665

Cadw Legacy ID: CM136

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Cross-marked stone

Period: Early Medieval

County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)

Community: Llanddowror

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire


The monument consists of a stone with a cross carved into the surface, probably dating to the medieval period. It is located in a an enclosure marked 'Parc y Cerrig Santaidd 1902' and is a rough pillar stone (fractured in two) with an incised cross ring on one piece. Also present are what appears to be a circular cross base together with a setting of other small stones

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, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. A cross marked stone 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.

Source: Cadw

Other nearby scheduled monuments is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact for any queries related to any individual ancient or schedued monument, planning permission related to scheduled monuments or the scheduling process itself. is a Good Stuff website.