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Latitude: 53.0389 / 53°2'19"N
Longitude: -3.8062 / 3°48'22"W
OS Eastings: 278993
OS Northings: 350590
OS Grid: SH789505
Mapcode National: GBR 63.DKXH
Mapcode Global: WH669.HWR6
Entry Name: Six Inscribed Stones in St Tudclud's Church, Penmachno
Source ID: 209
Cadw Legacy ID: CN182
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Inscribed stone
Period: Early Medieval
Community: Bro Machno
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Six inscribed stones in Penmachno church, four are hung on or mounted at the base of the N chancel wall and two are hung on the N wall of the nave.
Archaeological Item # CN182A A rough pillar stone 72cm long by 30cm wide. There is a Latin inscription in five horizontal lines, preceded by the Chi-Rho monogram. The inscription reads CARAUSIUS/HIC IACIT/IN HOC CON/GERIES LA/PIDUM. Now situated on N wall of chancel of Penmachno church.
Archaeological Item # CN182B A rough pillar stone 114cm long by 18cm wide. There is a fragmentary Latin inscription in one line reading vertically downwards. The inscription reads ]ORIA (h)IC IACIT. Now situated at base of N wall of chancel of Penmachno church.
Archaeological Item # CN182C A rough pillar stone 89cm long by 25cm wide. There is a Latin inscription in five lines (three on the main face, two on left edge) reading vertically downwards: CANTIORI(x) HIC IACIT/[V]ENEDOTIS CIVE(s) FVIT/[C]ONSOBRINO(s)/MA[G]LI/MAGISTRAT-. Now situated at base of N wall of chancel of Penmachno church.
Archaeological Item # CN182D A rough pillar stone 102cm long by 24cm wide. There is a Latin inscription in four lines, one reading vertically downwards, the others horizontally across the bottom. ]FILI AVAITORI//IN TE(m)PO[RE]/ IVSTI[NI]/CON[SULI(s)]. Now situated at base of N wall of chancel of Penmachno church.
Archaeological Item # CN182E A rough pillar stone 120cm long by 18cm wide. Decorated with a rudely incised equal-armed cross. Now situated on N wall of nave of Penmachno church.
Archaeological Item # CN182F A stone slab grave cover with the top broken off 1.45m long and 0.34m wide. Decorated with an incised cross on a three-stepped base. Now situated on N wall of nave of Penmachno church.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of Early Medieval Inscribed Stones. They retain significant archaeological potential.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described.
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