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Cross base in Churchyard of Church of St. Brynach

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4611 / 51°27'40"N

Longitude: -3.4704 / 3°28'13"W

OS Eastings: 297947

OS Northings: 174597

OS Grid: SS979745

Mapcode National: GBR HJ.M5T5

Mapcode Global: VH5HS.SJQR

Entry Name: Cross base in Churchyard of Church of St. Brynach

Listing Date: 30 April 2004

Last Amended: 30 April 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82686

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: About 10m south of the south porch of Church of St. Brynach.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Cowbridge

Community: Penllyn (Pen-llin)

Community: Penllyn

Locality: Llanfrynach

Built-Up Area: Cowbridge

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

The base and socket stone are probably late C15 or early C16, th ebaluster and crown finial are probably C17. It is not known when it was completed in its present form.

Exterior

Remains of churchyard cross consists of base of three square limestone steps. These carry a socket stone with a turned baluster and a crown finial.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a medieval artefact which, despite damage, retains its special historic interest and its group value with the Church of St. Brynach.

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