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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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