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St. Mabli's Churchyard Cross, Llanvapley

A Scheduled Monument in Llanarth (Llan-arth), Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)

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Latitude: 51.8217 / 51°49'18"N

Longitude: -2.9201 / 2°55'12"W

OS Eastings: 336681

OS Northings: 214076

OS Grid: SO366140

Mapcode National: GBR F9.WJ8Y

Mapcode Global: VH798.BGMT

Entry Name: St. Mabli's Churchyard Cross, Llanvapley

Scheduled Date: 20 August 2002

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3912

Cadw Legacy ID: MM318

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Cross base

Period: Medieval

County: Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)

Community: Llanarth (Llan-arth)

Traditional County: Monmouthshire


The monument consists of a cross base in the churchyard of St. Mabli's church, Llanvapley. It comprises four ashlar-built steps 4.0m square at ground level surmounted by an square/octagonal socket-stone 0.92m wide by 0.67m high with large, keeled, 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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