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Churchyard Cross Base at Church of St Cattwg

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangattock, Powys

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Latitude: 51.8538 / 51°51'13"N

Longitude: -3.1469 / 3°8'48"W

OS Eastings: 321105

OS Northings: 217868

OS Grid: SO211178

Mapcode National: GBR F0.TG14

Mapcode Global: VH6CH.DNQQ

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross Base at Church of St Cattwg

Listing Date: 21 October 1998

Last Amended: 21 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20690

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located in the graveyard of St. Cattwg’s Church, alongside the path which runs along the S side of the church and just SW of the priest’s door.

County: Powys

Community: Llangattock (Llangatwg)

Community: Llangattock

Built-Up Area: Llangattock

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Medieval preaching cross base and shaft.


The remains of an octagonal stone shaft, c 0.8m high, with large broach stops. On a square base with chamfered upper edge, standing on a rectangular plinth of flat stones, some of which have fallen away.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as the remains of a substantial medieval preaching cross.

Group value with the Church of St Cattwg.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St Cattwg
    Located at the N end of the village, 0.6km from Crickhowell Bridge. In an oval churchyard with a lych gate to the SW.
  • II Village Farm
    Located in Llangattock village, immediately S of the Church. Bounded by a stone wall to the front with cast iron gate.
  • II Old Six Bells
    Located in the centre of Llangattock village, 80m S of the Church, on the road which leads out to Ffawyddog.
  • II Barn at Plas Llangattwg including pigsties
    Situated at the SW end of the grounds of Plas Llangatwg, and lining the street within Llangattock village.
  • II* Plas Llangattwg
    Located at the N end of the village, 0.15km from the church. The house is situated within oval-shaped gardens, the road curving round them to the SE. Ornate cast iron gates on the roadside lead to a
  • II Horse Shoe Inn
    Located on the NE side of the main street in Llangattock village, opposite the turning to Park Drive.
  • II Beech View
    Located on the SW side of the main street in Llangattock, almost opposite Plas Llangattwg Barn and 0.3 km from the church.
  • II* 'Peach House' at Plas Llangattwg including attached former boiler-house
    Located in the kitchen gardens at Plas Llangattwg. The W end of the structure forms part of a long masonry wall which divides the formal gardens from the kitchen gardens.

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