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Tymawr Cross-Incised Stone

A Scheduled Monument in Pistyll, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9473 / 52°56'50"N

Longitude: -4.5023 / 4°30'8"W

OS Eastings: 231970

OS Northings: 341813

OS Grid: SH319418

Mapcode National: GBR 56.LBRY

Mapcode Global: WH448.T57V

Entry Name: Tymawr Cross-Incised Stone

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2431

Cadw Legacy ID: CN101

Schedule Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Category: Cross-marked stone

Period: Early Medieval

County: Gwynedd

Community: Pistyll

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

Description

The monument consists of a stone with a cross carved into the surface, probably dating to the medieval period.

This small stone is set in a prepared niche at the base of a roadside wall and measures 0.5 m in height and 0.5m in width. The stone bears an incised cross within a ring which measures 0.25m in diameter.

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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