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Alleluia Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwernaffield with Pantymwyn (Gwernaffield gyda Pantymwyn), Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1736 / 53°10'25"N

Longitude: -3.1646 / 3°9'52"W

OS Eastings: 322250

OS Northings: 364690

OS Grid: SJ222646

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y.45RF

Mapcode Global: WH775.CH8D

Entry Name: Alleluia Monument

Listing Date: 6 December 1962

Last Amended: 14 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14998

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Situated on the brow of a hill in a field S of the Mold/Gwernaffield by-road 250m SE of Rhual.

County: Flintshire

Community: Gwernaffield with Pantymwyn (Gwernaffield gyda Pantymwyn)

Community: Gwernaffield

Locality: Rhual

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Erected in 1736 by Nehemiah Griffiths of Rhual to commemorate a victory by Christian Celts over Pagan forces which was thought to have taken place in the vicinity in 420 AD. Repaired C20.

Exterior

Stone obelisk on a square stone plinth supported by repaired rubble base. The N side of the base of the obelisk has an inscription in Latin with the initials NG and the date MDCCXXXVI. The remains of iron cramps are set in the faces of the upper part of the obelisk.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a prominent C18 landmark and for historical associations with Rhual and the Griffiths family.

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