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Preaching Cross in churchyard of St Teilo

A Grade II Listed Building in Merthyr Mawr, Bridgend

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Latitude: 51.4853 / 51°29'7"N

Longitude: -3.6102 / 3°36'36"W

OS Eastings: 288288

OS Northings: 177493

OS Grid: SS882774

Mapcode National: GBR HC.KLM2

Mapcode Global: VH5HJ.CXRQ

Entry Name: Preaching Cross in churchyard of St Teilo

Listing Date: 29 January 1999

Last Amended: 29 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21228

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: On the S side of the church.

County: Bridgend

Community: Merthyr Mawr

Community: Merthyr Mawr

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Medieval preaching cross with head replaced mid C19.


Tall tapering stone shaft with stopped hollow chamfers and with a head bearing sculpted figures of the crucifixion and the virgin and child. The shaft stands on a square base with chamfered upper edge, and a square stepped plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of a medieval preaching cross and for group value with the church of St Teilo and other associated listed items.

Scheduled Ancient Monument Gm 226.

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