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Churchyard Cross

A Grade II* Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.98 / 52°58'47"N

Longitude: -3.3736 / 3°22'24"W

OS Eastings: 307873

OS Northings: 343398

OS Grid: SJ078433

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.J90L

Mapcode Global: WH781.4CTB

Plus Code: 9C4RXJHG+XH

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross

Listing Date: 20 October 1966

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 667

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Immediately SW of the church.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Built-Up Area: Corwen

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

The cross has been variously dated at between the C9 and the C12.

Exterior

A tapering shaft c2m in height, with rounded angles carries the remains of a cross head with inter-lace decoration. Low-relief of a small cross on the E face of the shaft which is raised on a rough circular base. This base stone was formerly supported on 4 or 5 rough stones, which were recorded by Pennant, but which had gone by 1902.

Reasons for Listing

A fine example of a decorated churchyard cross.

Scheduled Ancient Monument, Ref. Me 52.

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