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Cross in St Martin's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Raglan, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7667 / 51°46'0"N

Longitude: -2.7942 / 2°47'39"W

OS Eastings: 345286

OS Northings: 207860

OS Grid: SO452078

Mapcode National: GBR FG.ZZFK

Mapcode Global: VH79J.JV4H

Entry Name: Cross in St Martin's Churchyard

Listing Date: 31 January 2001

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24720

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Sited in the churchyard of St Martin's church, Pen-y-clawdd to the east of the path to the church and some 5m south of the porch.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Raglan (Rhaglan)

Community: Raglan

Locality: Pen-y-clawdd

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Churchyard cross of 1885 on medieval base.


Stone churchyard cross. Medieval base of three relatively small steps, the top 2 a single monolith, the bottom step probably rebuilt in C19. Small square medieval plinth stone, square with chamfered top. Cross is of Forest of Dean stone, square at foot, then octagonal with moulded capital under 8-sided pedestal to a carved gabled Crucifix. Pedestal has IHC shield and crown to front, 1885 date to rear.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an attractive C19 churchyard cross on medieval base.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St Martin
    Prominently sited on an earthwork which forms the churchyard at the intersection of two roads at Pen-y-clawdd.
  • II Archway at Pen-y-clawdd House
    Prominently sited on the edge of the road and some 0.25 km from the crossroads at St Martin's church, Pen-y-clawdd.
  • II Pen-y-clawdd House
    Situated on S side of lane running E from junction some 250m S of Pen-y-clawdd church, some 200m down lane.
  • II Barn at Pen-y-clawdd House
    Prominently sited with its gable end to the road. At right-angles to, and outside the curtilage wall of Pen-y-clawdd House.
  • II* Upper Tal-y-fan
    About 1.8km SSW of the church of St Dingat, on the E side of a farmtrack running off the old road between Mitchel troy and Raglan where it bends under the A40(T).
  • II* Old Trecastle Farmhouse
    Approached by a drive of some 300m, running W from road some 800m S of church at Penyclawdd.
  • II Lower Tal-y-fan
    About 1.7km SSW of the church of St Dingat, on the W side of a farmtrack running off the old road between Mitchel troy and Raglan where it bends under the A40(T).
  • II Little Llanthomas
    About 1.4km W of the church of St Catwg, in a hollow at the end of a long farm track leading off the N side of a minor road leading W towards Pen-y-clawdd.

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