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Cross at Croes Lwyd

A Grade I Listed Building in Raglan, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7584 / 51°45'30"N

Longitude: -2.8699 / 2°52'11"W

OS Eastings: 340053

OS Northings: 206992

OS Grid: SO400069

Mapcode National: GBR JC.0DTD

Mapcode Global: VH79P.62NB

Entry Name: Cross at Croes Lwyd

Listing Date: 31 January 2001

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: I

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24716

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on S side of Broom Lane about 400m E of Broom House, at the bottom of the garden at Whitecross Cottage.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Raglan

Community: Raglan

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

History

Monolith shaft and head of a medieval preaching cross. The cross was situated on the former boundary of the C15 Lordship of Raglan and is specifically mentioned in the grant of the Lordship to William Herbert in 1465.

Exterior

Stone cross and top of octagonal shaft hewn from a single piece of stone. The top of the shaft has a very plain flat capital and the head has raised Greek cross and raised border to rough 8-sided head, the diagonal sides concave-curved.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a very rare survival of a medieval boundary marker.
Scheduled Ancient Monument MM156.

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