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Churchyard Cross at Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangan, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.503 / 51°30'10"N

Longitude: -3.5028 / 3°30'10"W

OS Eastings: 295788

OS Northings: 179304

OS Grid: SS957793

Mapcode National: GBR HH.JHNL

Mapcode Global: VH5HL.7HK4

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross at Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 22 July 2003

Last Amended: 22 July 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81315

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In the churchyard beside the main path.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Bridgend

Community: Llangan (Llan-gan)

Community: Llangan

Locality: St. Mary Hill

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Late medieval, probably C15, with some repair and replacement socket stone and shaft of 1887. Unusually it retains a possibly original medieval carved head.

Exterior

Built of white limestone ashlar. Square cross-base of four diminishing steps. Replacement socket stone with broach stops. Replacement broach stopped shaft, square going to octagonal, with a neo-classical cap topped by a possibly original and certainly medieval carved head.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a fine churchyard cross having group value with the adjacent Church of St. Mary.

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