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Churchyard cross at Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Ponthir, Torfaen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6372 / 51°38'13"N

Longitude: -2.9837 / 2°59'1"W

OS Eastings: 332019

OS Northings: 193610

OS Grid: ST320936

Mapcode National: GBR J6.825W

Mapcode Global: VH7B6.73HS

Entry Name: Churchyard cross at Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 22 October 2003

Last Amended: 22 October 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81935

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: On the S side of the churchyard approxiamtely 20m S of the church porch.

County: Torfaen

Town: Cwmbran

Community: Ponthir (Pont-hir)

Community: Ponthir

Locality: Llanfrechfa

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Churchyard cross of 1886 to J.E.W. Rolls of The Hendre erected by F.J. Mitchell of Llanfrechfa Grange, his son-in-law. The base may be medieval.

Exterior

Churchyard cross, three steps to plinth, square (possibly retooled medieval) base with slightly shaped upper corners and well-lettered inscription, then late C19 octagonal tapering column with carved capital carrying an ashlar small gabled tabernacle with ogee-headed panel each side. Front E panel has relief of Crucifixion, narrow side panels have floral motifs, passion flower S and lily N, and W side has SS Mary and Mary Magdalene.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-carved Victorian churchyard cross.

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