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MERTHYR MAWR CHURCHYARD CROSS

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00233m
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Merthyr Mawr
Unitary authority : Bridgend
NGR : SS88287749
Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Churchyard cross
Status : Scheduled Monument

Summary :
On a plinth of 3 steps is the cross base, with shaft, of this churchyard cross; the top of the cross is missing. It is of 14th Cnt date.

Description :
On a plinth of 3 steps is the cross base, with shaft, of this churchyard cross; the top of the cross is missing. It is of 14th Cnt date.

Three steps of local sandstone; socket stone square with upper half chamfered, cresset hole in each corner; shaft octagonal, survives as far a necking, eroded ?bullnosed stops at bottom; renewed head.
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
02/PM Desc Text//Evanson M/1908/Trans Cardiff Natur Soc/p.34;
01/MM Record Card/OS//1967/SS 87 NE 2/;
03/MM Desc Text/Cadw/Whittle E/20.02.1986 AM7/SS 87 NE/

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Compiled date : 12-03-2004


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