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Cross in the Churchyard of Penallt Old Church (St Mary's)

A Grade II Listed Building in Trellech United (Tryleg Unedig), Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7931 / 51°47'35"N

Longitude: -2.6944 / 2°41'39"W

OS Eastings: 352205

OS Northings: 210721

OS Grid: SO522107

Mapcode National: GBR FM.Y67V

Mapcode Global: VH871.76Y7

Entry Name: Cross in the Churchyard of Penallt Old Church (St Mary's)

Listing Date: 19 November 1953

Last Amended: 28 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2105

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In the churchyard on the south side of Penallt Old Church.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Trellech United (Tryleg Unedig)

Community: Trellech United

Locality: Penallt

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

A medieval cross which is probably C15 but which has lost the top of the shaft and the cross itself.

Exterior

Churchyard cross constructed of large blocks of conglomerate. Square base of three diminishing steps. This supports a socket stone with corner broaches which in turn supports a square shaft going to octagonal.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a relic medieval cross and for group value with the Old Church.
Scheduled Ancient Monument MM146(MON).

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