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Churchyard Cross at Rug Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 52.9841 / 52°59'2"N

Longitude: -3.3949 / 3°23'41"W

OS Eastings: 306452

OS Northings: 343887

OS Grid: SJ064438

Mapcode National: GBR 6N.J3TD

Mapcode Global: WH780.T8L4

Plus Code: 9C4RXJM4+M3

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross at Rug Chapel

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15568

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In the NW corner of the churchyard.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Locality: Rug

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Remains of a medieval cross on a chamfered stone base raised on rough stone steps. The chamfered shaft of the cross survives and is c1.8m in height: the cross head is not the original and probably came from the E gable of the chapel where such a cross was shown in a drawing of 1794.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Rug Chapel
  • II Pentre Gwyn
    Prominently sited on the A5 close to its junction with the Ruthin road, NW of Corwen.
  • II Well at Ffynnon Sulien
    In the garden of the house called Ffynnon Sulien, at the bottom of a steep bank.
  • II* Pont Corwen Bridge
    Carries the main A5 road over the River Dee 1km approx. west of the town centre.
  • II* Rug
    In parkland on the N side of the A5, 3km approx. W of Corwen.
  • II Ice House in the grounds at Rug
    Built into the motte towards the SW of the lake.
  • II Gate in Garden at Rug
    Aligned with the main entrance of the house, at the boundary of garden and park.
  • II Dee Bank, Pen-y-Bryn
    Towards the W end of Pen-y Bryn close to its descent to the Cynwyd Road.

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