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Latitude: 51.9459 / 51°56'45"N
Longitude: -5.0875 / 5°5'15"W
OS Eastings: 187899
OS Northings: 231989
OS Grid: SM878319
Mapcode National: GBR CF.MLR1
Mapcode Global: VH1QR.RCS4
Entry Name: Two Pre-Norman Gravestones in Churchyard
Scheduled Date: 24 September 1947
Source ID: 3354
Cadw Legacy ID: PE150
Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Category: Cross-marked stone
Period: Early Medieval
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Mathry (Mathri)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument consists of a two stones with a cross carved into their surface, probably dating to the medieval period which are gravestones built into the outer face of the of the churchyard wall. They face the road on the west side c14m south of the entrance gate. They are separated by a distance of 1.5m. The first of these stones is 1.06m.in height and has a width of 0.5m; the upper part is incised with a cross within a circle which is 0.28m in diameter. The second stone is 1.17m.in height and has a width of 0.5m; the upper part is also incised a cross within a circle which is 0.3m in diameter.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the organisation and practice of medieval Christianity. 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.
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