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Churchyard Cross, St Mary Hill

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00188s
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Llangan
Unitary authority : Vale of Glamorgan
NGR : SS95787930
Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Churchyard cross
Status : Scheduled Monument , listed building II

Summary :
The Medieval cross in the churchyard has been restored but still retains its original head with carvings on four sides.

Description :
The Medieval cross in the churchyard has been restored but still retains its original head with carvings on four sides.

Four steps, lowest, with overhanging chamfer, seems original but others probably not; renewed socket stone (square with pyramid stops); renewed shaft (octagonal, pyramid stops); original elaborately carved head (cf Llangan) with crucifixion to E, saints N and S, W illegible.
Evans 1998 GGAT 51 Historic Churches Project

Sources :
Evans, E M , 1998 , Glamorgan Historic Churches Survey: Churches in the Archdeaconry of Llandaff, Deanery of Bridgend
The Handley Partnership , HAAbase built heritage assessment system: Buildings at Risk database
01/PM Note//Evans CJO/1944/Glam its Hist & Topography/p420;
02/MM Record Card/OS//1956/SS 97 NE 2/;
05/PH Desc Text//Allen E/1888/Archaeol Cambrensis/5Ser V5 pp56-90;
04/MM Photo/GGAT/Lewis W/1980//;
08/MM Desc Text/CADW/Whittle E/1986/AM 107/
07/MM Desc Text/AM 7//1953//;
03/PM Mention/Glam Council//1976/County Treasures/;
06/PM Desc Text//S Glam/1982/County Treasures/St Mary Hill;

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Compiled date : 12-03-2004

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