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Churchyard cross in churchyard of Church of St David

A Grade II Listed Building in Tenby (Dinbych-y-pysgod), Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6378 / 51°38'15"N

Longitude: -4.6852 / 4°41'6"W

OS Eastings: 214283

OS Northings: 196631

OS Grid: SS142966

Mapcode National: GBR GF.SVJW

Mapcode Global: VH2PZ.Q3ZB

Entry Name: Churchyard cross in churchyard of Church of St David

Listing Date: 28 March 2002

Last Amended: 28 March 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26452

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated to S of Church of St David, in churchyard.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Tenby

Community: Tenby (Dinbych-y-pysgod)

Community: Tenby

Locality: Caldey Village

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Churchyard cross, c1920, presumably by John Coates Carter as a memorial to Margaret Egerton (d 1919) and Major Robert Egerton, killed 1917. The cross is similar in design to Coates Carter's war memorial crosses at Prestbury, Cricklewood and Pembroke Dock.

Exterior

Churchyard cross, stone, on rough stone step. Tapered octagonal base with well-lettered inscription 'Pray for the soul of dame Margaret Egerton buried near this cross and also for her son Major Robert Egerton MC RFC killed in France 1917 aged 25'. Tapering tall slim cross. square at base, broached to octagonal with carved crucified Christ figure under stone gable.

Reasons for Listing

Included as well-carved and well-designed churchyard memorial cross.

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