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Cross in churchyard of the church of St Catwg

A Grade II Listed Building in Mitchel Troy, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7637 / 51°45'49"N

Longitude: -2.7587 / 2°45'31"W

OS Eastings: 347735

OS Northings: 207492

OS Grid: SO477074

Mapcode National: GBR JH.04SL

Mapcode Global: VH870.4XFV

Plus Code: 9C3VQ67R+FG

Entry Name: Cross in churchyard of the church of St Catwg

Listing Date: 27 September 2001

Last Amended: 27 September 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25772

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Also known as: St. Catwg's Churchyard Cross, Cwmcarfan

ID on this website: 300025772

Location: About 20m S of the W end of the church.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Mitchel Troy (Llanfihangel Troddi)

Community: Mitchel Troy

Locality: Cwmcarvan

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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The base is probably later medieval; the cross modern.


An unusually large and strongly-built base of a churchyard cross, with a modern replacement cross. Built of large roughly-dressed rectangular blocks of stone. Almost 4m square, with 5 steps up to a square 2-stage pedestal, the upper stage octagonal with bulbous stops.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the church.

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  • II* Church of St Catwg
    In a relatively isolated position about 2.4km SSW of Monmouth, in the fork of two lanes which run S up towards Cwmcarvan Hill.
  • II Cwmcarvan Court
    About 600m NE of the church of St Catwg, but approached from the opposite direction, down a long lane running down the S side of Craig-y-dorth Hill.
  • II Barn range to E of Cwmcarvan Court
    About 50m E of Cwmcarvan Court
  • II Mounting block at Cwmcarvan Court
    About 50m E of Cwmcarvan Court, on the S side of the drive, between the N end of the barn on that side and a former stable building on the opposite side.
  • II Pentre Wheeler Farmhouse
    On W side of minor road between Great Llanthomas and Llwyn-y-Celyn, about 1.3km SSW of Cwmcarvan Church..
  • II Barn with integral stable and attached shelter shed to S of Pentre Wheeler Farmhouse
    On W side of minor road between Great Llanthomas and Llwyn-y-Celyn, about 1.3km SSW of Cwmcarvan Church, standing about 10m S of the farmhouse.
  • II Llwyn-celen Farmhouse
    In an elevated position on the E side of, and close to, the junction of 2 lanes on the N side of Cwmcarvan Hill, about 1.4km SSE of Cwmcarvan Church
  • II Bailey Glace
    To the E of Cwmcarvan Brook, at the end of a short track leading off the lane running N-S through Cwmcarvan, and about 1.2km NNE of the church of St Catwg.

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