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Latitude: 52.014 / 52°0'50"N
Longitude: -4.8302 / 4°49'48"W
OS Eastings: 205877
OS Northings: 238850
OS Grid: SN058388
Mapcode National: GBR CR.HBL0
Mapcode Global: VH2MZ.7MBW
Entry Name: Pillar Cross 140m SE of Newport Church
Source ID: 2700
Cadw Legacy ID: PE305
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Cross-marked stone
Period: Early Medieval
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Newport (Trefdraeth)
Built-Up Area: Newport
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument consists of a stone with a cross carved into the surface, probably dating to the medieval period which has been placed in the centre of the lawn of a private residence. The rough boulder measures 1.8m in height, 1.2m in width and 0.4m in depth. The east face has been incised with a cross contained in circle.
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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