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Churchyard cross in Llanvapley churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanarth, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.8217 / 51°49'18"N

Longitude: -2.9201 / 2°55'12"W

OS Eastings: 336681

OS Northings: 214076

OS Grid: SO366140

Mapcode National: GBR F9.WJ8Y

Mapcode Global: VH798.BGMT

Entry Name: Churchyard cross in Llanvapley churchyard

Listing Date: 15 March 2000

Last Amended: 15 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22978

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated in churchyard S of chancel of Church of St Mapley/ Mabli.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Llanarth (Llan-arth)

Community: Llanarth

Locality: Llanvapley

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Late medieval steps and base of churchyard cross.


Steps and base of churchyard cross. Four large steps, the lowest ones with coved moulding to front of coping stones, the others of solid squared blocks. Monolith square cross-base, the angles broached to octagonal with a ridged rounded moulding, the ridge and curved sides of the broach and the angles of the octagon delineated with an incised bead moulding.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a substantial remnant of a medieval churchyard cross, of group value with the church.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of Saint Mapley/ Mabli
    Situated at E side of Llanvapley village, on N side of road.
  • II The Old Rectory
    Situated to N of parish church, on E side of lane.
  • II Middle Ton
    Situated at lower end of track running S from point just E of church, just N of Lower Ton Farm.
  • II Lower Ton
    Situated at end of track running S from junction with main road some 100m E of Llanvapley church.
  • II Granary at Lower Ton
    Situated in farmyard at Lower Ton, SE of farmhouse
  • II Cefn-gwyn Farmhouse
    On the eastern edge of the Community down a track to the south of the Abergavenny to Llanvapley road.
  • II The Great House
    Situated down drive running N off Llanddewi Rhydderch to Llanarth road some 600m E of Coed Morgan junction.
  • II* Great Killough
    Approximately 2km SW of Llantilio Crossenny church, at the end of a short drive which runs S off the B 4521.

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