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St. James's Churchyard Cross, Llanvetherine

A Scheduled Monument in Grosmont (Y Grysmwnt), Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)

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Latitude: 51.8496 / 51°50'58"N

Longitude: -2.9244 / 2°55'27"W

OS Eastings: 336420

OS Northings: 217187

OS Grid: SO364171

Mapcode National: GBR F9.TP70

Mapcode Global: VH792.8RBY

Entry Name: St. James's Churchyard Cross, Llanvetherine

Scheduled Date: 25 October 2002

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3911

Cadw Legacy ID: MM317

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Cross base

Period: Medieval

County: Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)

Community: Grosmont (Y Grysmwnt)

Traditional County: Monmouthshire


The monument consists of a cross base in the churchyard of St. James the Elder's church, Llanvetherine. The base comprises four ashlar-built steps 3.54m square at ground level surmounted by a square/octagonal socket-stone 0.99m wide by 0.85m high with large, incised, broached (or bull-nosed") stops at the corners and cable moulding around the stops and top edge. The lowest step is deeply chamfered on the underside. The cross-shaft does not survive

Source: Cadw

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