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Two Pillar-Crosses in Churchyard, Llanllawer

A Scheduled Monument in Cwm Gwaun, Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

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Latitude: 51.9855 / 51°59'7"N

Longitude: -4.9331 / 4°55'59"W

OS Eastings: 198689

OS Northings: 235960

OS Grid: SM986359

Mapcode National: GBR CM.K31J

Mapcode Global: VH1QN.FCY7

Entry Name: Two Pillar-Crosses in Churchyard, Llanllawer

Scheduled Date: 7 February 1951

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2685

Cadw Legacy ID: PE228

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Cross-marked stone

Period: Early Medieval

County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

Community: Cwm Gwaun

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire


The monument consists of two stones with a cross carved into the surface, probably dating to the medieval period, which are built into the churchyard gate.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the organisation and practice of medieval Christianity. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. 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 and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

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