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Cross in St Martin's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9042 / 51°54'15"N

Longitude: -3.0202 / 3°1'12"W

OS Eastings: 329910

OS Northings: 223339

OS Grid: SO299233

Mapcode National: GBR F5.Q9GC

Mapcode Global: VH78T.LDQM

Plus Code: 9C3RWX3H+MW

Entry Name: Cross in St Martin's Churchyard

Listing Date: 9 January 1956

Last Amended: 29 January 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1934

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: 10m south of the porch of the Church of St Martin.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr)

Community: Crucorney

Locality: Cwmyoy

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

A medieval cross of probably C15 date.

Exterior

Limestone. Steps, base and shaft of medieval churchyard Cross. Three decreasing steps, an eight sided socket stone with corner broaches, and a tapering octagonal shaft with corner broaches.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a surviving medieval churchyard cross having group value with the church.

Scheduled Ancient Monument No 142.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Church of St Martin
    In the centre of Cwmyoy village on the east slope of the Vale of Ewyas. It stands in a churchyard with a fine collection of well cut memorials.
  • II Tomb of Daniel (Chandler?) at Church of St Martin
    About 20 m east of the chancel of the Church of St Martin.
  • II Ty Charles
    About 600 metres NE of Cwmyoy church, reached by track which begins at Pen-y-Wern.
  • II* Ty-Hwnt-y-Bwlch Farmhouse
    Impressively sited on steeply sloping ground uphill from Cwmyoy Church on the eastern slopes of the Vale of Ewyas; reached via a track from Penywern Farm. Retains stone forecourt wall and boundary wa
  • II Stables at Ty-Hwnt-y-Bwlch Farm
    Set into slope immediately opposite the farmhouse and within its forecourt. The farm lies approximately 1km uphill from Cwmyoy Church on the eastern slopes of the Vale of Ewyas; reached via a track f
  • II Pen-yr-Heol Farmhouse
    Elevated site on the western side of the Vale of Ewyas opposite Cwmyoy; reached by a track off the by-road that runs up the valley from Llanvihangel Crucorney. Set in the slope with rubble walled fore
  • II Barn at Ty-Hwnt-y-Bwlch Farm
    Set into the steep slope to north-east and downhill from Ty Hwnt-y-Bwlch Farmhouse. The farm lies approximately 1km uphill from Cwmyoy Church on the eastern slopes of the Vale of Ewyas; reached via
  • II Outhouse/Detached Kitchen at Coed Farm
    About 10m west of Coed Farmhouse.

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