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COYCHURCH CHURCHYARD CROSS

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00407m
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Coychurch Lower
Unitary authority : Bridgend
NGR : SS93957967
Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Churchyard cross
Status : Scheduled Monument , listed building II*

Summary :
Cross consists of a massive hexagonal calvary of 5 flanged steps, surmounted by a hexagonal socket stone with broached angles & a 12 sided chamfered top.

Description :
Cross consists of a massive hexagonal calvary of 5 flanged steps, surmounted by a hexagonal socket stone with broached angles & a 12 sided chamfered top.

Five steep steps of hexagonal plan, steps have chamfered overhangs to edges; socket stone hexogonal at base and octagonal at top with pyramid stop at S side, stops at other sides eroded but probably grooved; shaft octagonal with bar stops.
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//Nash Williams V.E//ECMW/Bull Board Celtic Stud V.8;
01/MM Record Card/OS//1967/SS 97 NW 19/;
Pt.2 p.161-88;
03/PM List//Lewis J.M/1964/Archaeol Cambrensis/Vol.108 p.166-8;
04/MM Desc Text/Cadw/Whittle E/1985//

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Compiled date : 12-03-2004


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