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Latitude: 51.5258 / 51°31'32"N
Longitude: -3.1134 / 3°6'48"W
OS Eastings: 322857
OS Northings: 181352
OS Grid: ST228813
Mapcode National: GBR KZ3.T0
Mapcode Global: VH6F1.ZXG6
Entry Name: St Mellons Churchyard Cross
Scheduled Date: 16 February 1949
Source ID: 2372
Cadw Legacy ID: MM121
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
County: Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Community: Old St. Mellons (Hen Laneirwg)
Built-Up Area: Cardiff
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
The monument consists of a free standing cross. It stands 45m to the south of the east end of church, in what appears to be an extension of the Churchyard. The cross has a 0.75m sq base block with moulded corner stops, and the first 0.9m of an eight sided shaft.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the organisation and practice of Christianity. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. A cross 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.
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