ST MICHAEL'S CHAPEL, SKIRRID FAWR

Site Details



NPRN
306440
Map Reference
SO31NW
Grid Reference
SO33111827
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Llantilio Pertholey
Type of Site
CHAPEL
Broad Class
Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Period
Medieval?

Site Description


Low, spread, stony banks define a rectangle, c.7.5m E-W by c.4.0m N-S; this is incorporated into a banked and scarped, sub-oval enclosure, c.14m by 10m.
St Mchael's chapel occupies the end of the northernmost summit ridge of Skirrid Fawr, in the N part of the summit enclosure (Nprn400378).

Mass is said to have been openly said within living memory, 1680.

(source Os495card; SO31NW4)

RCAHMW AP94-CS 0561
RCAHMW AP945074/55; 945075/56-8

J.Wiles 13.09.02

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