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Latitude: 51.9324 / 51°55'56"N
Longitude: -5.1456 / 5°8'44"W
OS Eastings: 183845
OS Northings: 230659
OS Grid: SM838306
Mapcode National: GBR CB.NJB4
Mapcode Global: VH1QQ.RPLJ
Entry Name: Mesur-y-Dorth Cross-Incised Stone
Source ID: 149
Cadw Legacy ID: PE047
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Cross-marked stone
Period: Early Medieval
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument consists of a stone with a cross carved into the surface, probably dating to the medieval period, which is set into boundary wall of a private dwelling on the road between Fishguard and St. Davids. The wheel headed cross is inscribed into the face of an oblong stone which is c0.9m in height and 0.5m wide.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the organisation and practice of medieval Christianity. 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.
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