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Mounting Block outside Penallt Old Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Trellech United (Tryleg Unedig), Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7924 / 51°47'32"N

Longitude: -2.6941 / 2°41'38"W

OS Eastings: 352224

OS Northings: 210645

OS Grid: SO522106

Mapcode National: GBR FM.Y6B9

Mapcode Global: VH871.862S

Entry Name: Mounting Block outside Penallt Old Church

Listing Date: 28 February 2001

Last Amended: 28 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24927

Building Class: Transport

Location: In the road to the south of the entrance to the Churchyard of Penallt Old Church.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Trellech United (Tryleg Unedig)

Community: Trellech United

Locality: Penallt

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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This mounting block is one of a number of similar ones in the locality, but it survives complete and in a heritage location. These blocks are a by-product of the local millstone industry for which the Penallt conglomerate was particularly known.


Block of sandstone conglomerate set upright in the ground with three steps cut in the narrow face.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a mounting block of local manufacture which survives in good condition and has good group value with the other historic buildings at Old Church.

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