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Latitude: 51.4107 / 51°24'38"N
Longitude: -3.3551 / 3°21'18"W
OS Eastings: 305851
OS Northings: 168832
OS Grid: ST058688
Mapcode National: GBR HP.QBT3
Mapcode Global: VH6FH.SSNY
Plus Code: 9C3RCJ6V+7X
Entry Name: Cross in Churchyard at Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 30 September 2004
Last Amended: 30 September 2004
Source ID: 83148
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: On the south side of the Church of St Mary.
County: Vale of Glamorgan
Community: Rhoose (Y Rhws)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Probably C15 in origin and the steps are medieval, but the cross and socket stone were added and the steps rebuilt or restored in 1888.
Churchyard cross of dressed limestone with the steps of large square stones. It consists of a head, shaft and socket stone added to a base of four original square steps. Inscription on the socket stone, 'TO THE GLORY OF GOD ADMDCCCLXXXVIII THESE ANTIENT STEPS WERE BY SUBSCRIPTION RESTORED AND THIS CROSS SET THEREON, THE OLD CROSS BEING DISAPPEARED FROM A DATE BEYOND LIVING MEMORY'.
Included for its historic interest as a medieval churchyard cross and for its group value with the Church of St Mary.
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