Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Regional Historic Environment Record

Incised Stone Cross Slab, Llangaffo Church

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 2617
Trust : Gwynedd
Community : Rhosyr
Unitary authority : Ynys Mon
NGR : SH44626852
Site Type (preferred type first) : Early Medieval INCISED STONE
Status : Scheduled Ancient Monument

Description :
Small slab 39ins x ? Gritstone. Outline Latin cross in low relief, with a blunt spiked foot. C7th-C11th. In churchyard standing near pathway to NE. <1>

Small slab 3ft 3ins long with a raised Latin cross with a blunt spiked foot. Standing near pathway to NE. (RCAHMW, 1937)

A series of nine incised stones and cross-shafts within the graveyard of Llangaffo Church dating to the Early Medieval period. The earliest stone in the collection, a wheel-cross gravestone in the sacristy, dates from the 7th Century. Five more stones stand against a low wall opposite the church door and other stones can be found in the graveyard walls. (Cooke, 2013)

Sources :
Cooke, R. , 2013 , Bodrida Wind Turbine, Brynsiencyn, Isle of Anglesey: Archaeological Desk Based Assessment ( © Aeon Archaeology)
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales , 1937 , An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Anglesey
Waddington, K. , 2010 , Early Celtic Societies in North Wales
Waddington, K. , 2013 , The Settlements of Northwest Wales: From the Late Bronze Age to the Early Medieval Period
Nash Williams, V. E. , 1950 , The Early Christian Monuments of Wales , <1>

Events :
44548 : Bodrida Wind Turbine, Brynsiencyn, Isle of Anglesey (year : 2013)
44557 : Early Celtic Societies in North Wales (year : 2010)

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Compiled date : 06-11-1986


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