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EARLY CHRISTIAN MONUMENT AT ST TUDWG'S CHURCH, TYTHEGSTON

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00263m
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Merthyr Mawr
Unitary authority : Bridgend
NGR : SS8575878816
Site Type (preferred type first) : Early Medieval Cross
Status : Scheduled Monument

Summary :
Standing in churchyard of St Tudwg's church where it was first recorded. Weathered slab of local sandstone with a ring-panelled cross of 11century date, in a modern socketed base.

Description :
Standing in churchyard of St Tudwg's church at Tythegston where it was first recorded. Weathered slab of local sandstone in a modern socketed base. Head is rounded at top & has rounded projections at the sides, shaft flares slightly towards the base. Head containes a ringe panelled cross. 11th century date. (RCAHMW 1976, 52 no.916)
Evans 2003: GGAT 73 Early-Medieval Ecclesiastical Sites Project database

Sources :
RCAHMW , 1976 , An inventory of the Ancient monuments in Glamorgan, I, iii: The Early Christian period
Redknap, M and Lewis, J M , 2007 , A corpus of Early medieval inscribed stones and stone sculpture in Wales. vol 1: South-east Wales and the English border
01/PM List/RCHM//1976/Glam Invent/No.916;
02/MM Record Card/OS//1956/SS 87 NE 38/;
08/MM Desc Text/Cadw/Whittle E/13.01.86 AM7/SS 87 NE 38/
04/PM Desc Text///1939/Archaeol Cambrensis/p.20;
05/PM List//Nash Williams V.E/1950/ECMW/p.166 Pl58;
03/PH Desc Text//Westwood J.O/1876/Lapidairum Walliae/p.44-5;
06/MM Record Card/OS//1976/SS 87 NE 38/;
07/MM Record Card/OS//1982/SS 87 NE 38/;
Evans EM, 2003-04, GGAT 73 Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Sites Project

Events :

Related PRNs : G120

Compiled date : 12-03-2004


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