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Cross, The Grist

A Grade II Listed Building in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7693 / 51°46'9"N

Longitude: -4.4642 / 4°27'51"W

OS Eastings: 230064

OS Northings: 210724

OS Grid: SN300107

Mapcode National: GBR D7.ZRBP

Mapcode Global: VH3LS.KSSH

Entry Name: Cross, The Grist

Listing Date: 25 September 1986

Last Amended: 25 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9630

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: At the western end of a broad tarmac area close to the foreshore.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Laugharne Township (Treflan Lacharn)

Community: Laugharne Township

Built-Up Area: Laugharne

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

The name of the area refers to a grist-mill that existed here.

John Wesley is said to have preached from the cross.

Exterior

Stone Celtic Crucifix on rubble drum base; rope ornamentaiton. Base plaque inscribed "This New Cross was palced on the Old base 1911, G Williams, Sculptor, Laugharne" and stamped with the badge of Laugharne Corporation.

Reasons for Listing

Group value.

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