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Churchyard Cross at Church of St Illtyd

A Grade II Listed Building in Goetre Fawr, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7251 / 51°43'30"N

Longitude: -3.0073 / 3°0'26"W

OS Eastings: 330522

OS Northings: 203413

OS Grid: SO305034

Mapcode National: GBR J5.2G8D

Mapcode Global: VH79L.TWJX

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross at Church of St Illtyd

Listing Date: 18 July 2001

Last Amended: 18 July 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25560

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: About 30m south west of the Church of St Illtyd.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Pontypool

Community: Goetre Fawr

Community: Goetre Fawr

Locality: Mamhilad

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

The remains of a probably late C15 preaching cross.

Exterior

Cut stone cross base and shaft now much decayed. Square socket stone with broached corners. Square shaft going to octagonal with the shaft progressively more spalled and finally broken at the top. The surviving monument is about 1.5m in height.

Reasons for Listing

Included as the historic St Illtyd's churchyard cross which, though fragmentary, retains a basic medieval structure.

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