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Cross base and sundial in Llangyndeyrn churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangyndeyrn, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.8029 / 51°48'10"N

Longitude: -4.2402 / 4°14'24"W

OS Eastings: 245633

OS Northings: 213962

OS Grid: SN456139

Mapcode National: GBR DK.XLVG

Mapcode Global: VH3LQ.GY67

Plus Code: 9C3QRQ35+5W

Entry Name: Cross base and sundial in Llangyndeyrn churchyard

Listing Date: 12 December 2003

Last Amended: 12 December 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82284

ID on this website: 300082284

Location: On the S side of the church.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llangyndeyrn

Community: Llangyndeyrn

Locality: Llangyndyern

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

Tagged with: Sundial Christian cross

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A fragment of a medieval cross shaft to which a sundial was added in the C18 or early C19.


The freestone shaft has a square base with stopped angles. The octagonal tapering shaft, approximately 0.7m high, has a metal sundial plate on top. The gnomon is missing.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special historic interest as a rare surviving fragment of a medieval cross with well-preserved sundial, and for group value with the parish church.

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