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Churchyard Cross at Church of St Canna

A Grade I Listed Building in Llangan, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4896 / 51°29'22"N

Longitude: -3.5029 / 3°30'10"W

OS Eastings: 295753

OS Northings: 177812

OS Grid: SS957778

Mapcode National: GBR HH.K9MQ

Mapcode Global: VH5HL.7TJF

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross at Church of St Canna

Listing Date: 22 July 2003

Last Amended: 22 July 2003

Grade: I

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81314

Location: In the churchyard beside the main path.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Bridgend

Community: Llangan (Llan-gan)

Community: Llangan

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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The cross is wholly medieval, probably C15 and appears to be complete, unaltered and unrebuilt. This makes it an exceptional rarity.


Mediaeval Cross built of limestone, which consists of a polygonal shaft with carved tabernacle head, square socket on base of four square steps. The crosshead carries carvings of the Crucifixion on the west face and a Pieta on the east face; two figures of saints on the other sides.

Reasons for Listing

Included and highly graded for its fine design and the great rarity of its exceptionally complete state.
Scheduled Ancient Monument Gm 210 (GLA).

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