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COYCHURCH CELTIC CROSS-SHAFT IN CHURCH

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00406m
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Coychurch Lower
Unitary authority : Bridgend
NGR : SS9394879691
Site Type (preferred type first) : Unknown Cross
Status : Scheduled Monument

Summary :
Quadrangular shaft with deep socket on top. Made of sandstone of local origin & decorated on 4 faces with panels of interlace. Inscription reads, EBISSAR/S? 11th Cnt.

Description :
Redknap and Lewis (2007, 288) date to 10th or 11th century.

Quadrangular shaft with deep socket on top. Made of sandstone of local origin & decorated on 4 faces with panels of interlace. Inscription reads, EBISSAR/S? 11th Cnt (RCAHMW 1976, 59 no.935).
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.935;
02/MM Record Card/OS//1957/SS 97 NW 18/;
05/PM Desc Text//Nash Williams V.E//ECMW/Bull Board Celtic Stud;
Vol.8 Pt.2 p.161-88;
07/PM List//Lewis J.M/1964/Archaeol Cambrensis/Vol.108 p.166-8;
04/PH Mention/RISW/Allen J.R/1899/Archaeol Cambrensis/5th series;
06/MM Record Card/OS//SS 97 NW 18/;
Vol.16 No.61 p.1-69;
03/PM List//Nash Williams V.E/1950/ECMW/p.130-2;
08/MM Desc Text/Cadw/Whittle E/1985//
Evans EM, 2003-04, GGAT 73 Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Sites Project

Events :

Related PRNs : 93118, G15

Compiled date : 12-03-2004


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