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Part of Inscribed Stone Built into Wall of Churchyard

A Scheduled Monument in Llanaelhaearn, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9763 / 52°58'34"N

Longitude: -4.4041 / 4°24'14"W

OS Eastings: 238678

OS Northings: 344808

OS Grid: SH386448

Mapcode National: GBR 5B.JJNK

Mapcode Global: WH444.BG25

Entry Name: Part of Inscribed Stone Built into Wall of Churchyard

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3171

Cadw Legacy ID: CN085

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Inscribed stone

Period: Early Medieval

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanaelhaearn

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

Description

Stone built into outside of S wall of churchyard, retaining only the single letter M.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the early medieval period. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The structures themselves may be expected to contain archaeological information concerning chronology and building techniques.

The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

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