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Cross in Churchyard of Church of St. John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanhennock, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6294 / 51°37'45"N

Longitude: -2.9361 / 2°56'9"W

OS Eastings: 335301

OS Northings: 192700

OS Grid: ST353927

Mapcode National: GBR J8.8G5C

Mapcode Global: VH7B7.294R

Entry Name: Cross in Churchyard of Church of St. John the Baptist

Listing Date: 6 December 2005

Last Amended: 6 December 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87124

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: At the west end of the church betweeen it and the entrance gate.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Newport

Community: Llanhennock (Llanhenwg)

Community: Llanhennock

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

A reconstruction dated 1989 which uses a medieval socket stone and base of shaft and a cross-head probably reused from a churchyard memorial which is probably late C19 or early C20.

Exterior

Built of red sandstone rubble for the steps, the rest is dressed stone. Two square steps with flat paved tops, medieval broached socket stone. Base stone of shaft is square and tapering with broached chamfers. Cross head of wheel type.

Reasons for Listing

Included for the retention of sections of a medieval cross, and as having strong group value with the nearby Church of St. John the Baptist.

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