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Cross in St James's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Grosmont, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9267 / 51°55'36"N

Longitude: -2.889 / 2°53'20"W

OS Eastings: 338968

OS Northings: 225729

OS Grid: SO389257

Mapcode National: GBR FC.NS02

Mapcode Global: VH78P.WT2V

Entry Name: Cross in St James's Churchyard

Listing Date: 19 October 2000

Last Amended: 19 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24173

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In churchyard, some 5m S of the porch of the Church of St James, Llangua.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Grosmont (Y Grysmwnt)

Community: Grosmont

Locality: Llangua

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

The remains of a medieval churchyard cross, probably C15.

Exterior

Red sandstone; cement rendered shaft. Base and C20 restored shaft of medieval churchyard cross, standing some 2m high; consisting of square base with two tiers of steps, square socket stone broaches to an octagon, tapering square shaft.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a medieval churchyard cross having group value with Church of St James.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St James
    Located on the S bank of the River Monnow, at the end of a short track leading N off the A465, approximately 1km SW of Llangua Bridge.
  • II* Sleath Farmhouse (aka Lech Farmhouse)
    Located at the end of a short farm track which runs W off the minor road from Llangua to Grosmont, approximately 1 km S of Llangua Bridge.
  • II Barn at The Great House
    On steeply sloping ground on E side of minor road, some 500m S of the junction to Llangua on the A465. The barn lies opposite the farmhouse and encloses one side of farmyard.
  • II* The Great House
    On steeply sloping ground on E side of minor road, some 500m S of the A465 road junction to Llangua.
  • II Cider House and Cowhouse at The Great House
    Attached to N gable of Great House, on steeply sloping ground on E side of minor road, some 500m S of the A465 road junction to Llangua.
  • II Barn at Monmouth Cap
    Located at the end of a short field track on the SW side of the minor road from Llangua to Grosmont, approximately 600m SW of Llangua Bridge.
  • II Shelter Shed at Monmouth Cap
    Some 50m S of Monmouth Cap Farmhouse, reached by a short track off SW side of minor road from Llangua to Grosmont, approximately 600m SW of Llangua Bridge.
  • II Monmouth Cap Farmhouse
    Located at the end of a short farm track on the SW side of the minor road from Llangua to Grosmont, approximately 500m SW of Llangua Bridge.

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