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PORTSKEWETT CHURCHYARD CROSS
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00507g Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Portskewett Unitary authority : Monmouthshire NGR : ST4990588147 Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Churchyard cross Status : Scheduled Monument , listed building II
Summary : Steps of cross are 4.1m sq at base & have an overall height of 1.4m. Socket stone is 0.8m sq & 0.6m high with broached corners & an octagonal upper surface.
Description : Please note that some of the sources contain information that, as yet, has not been included in this description field. This will be updated in due course. Steps of cross are 4.1m sq at base & have an overall height of 1.4m. Socket stone is 0.8m sq & 0.6m high with broached corners & an octagonal upper surface.
5 deep steps of conglomerate blocks; square/octagonal socket stone, straight-cut stops rounded at outer corners; base of shaft square with deep chamfers and pyramid stops. Evans 1997 GGAT 51 Historic Churches Project
Evans, E M , 1997 , Gwent Historic Churches Survey: Churches in the Diocese of Monmouth, Deanery of Netherwent
01/PM Desc Text//Bradney JA/1929/Hist of Monm/V4 pt1 p100
05/MM Mention/Cadw//1955/Blds of Sp Arch or Hist Int/p7
02/PH Desc Text//Mitchell EH/1893/Crosses of Monm/p20
Old Houses & Families
03/MM Record Card/OS//1957/ST 48 NE 25/
04/PM Mention//Birbeck T/1978/Chepstow Society/Caldicot & District
08/Desc Text/Cadw/Full Management Report/2005/Copy in further information file
Events : E003901 : DBA at Church Farm, Caldicot (year : 1993)