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ST CATWG'S CHURCHYARD CROSS, CWMCARFAN

Site Details


NPRN 407449

Map Reference SO40NE

Grid Reference SO47730748

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Mitchel Troy

Type of Site CHURCHYARD CROSS

Broad Class Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Period Modern

Site Description The monument comprises of five steps formed of large blocks of stone which support the large square base of the cross. The five steps have a total height of 1.7m and the lowest step is 4.3m square. The socket-stone has heavily broached top corners with a narrow moulded band and measures circa 1.0m square and 0.8m high. The cross shaft, which is modern, measures 0.4m square at the base. A tablet on the eastern side of the socket-stone records the restoration of the cross and the erection of the modern cross-shaft and head as a war memorial in 1921.
Source: National Archaeological Record card SO40NE/1
RCAHMW 21.02.2008

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