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Cross in churchyard of Church of St. Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Monmouth, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8186 / 51°49'6"N

Longitude: -2.6985 / 2°41'54"W

OS Eastings: 351947

OS Northings: 213559

OS Grid: SO519135

Mapcode National: GBR FL.WR7W

Mapcode Global: VH86V.5KR7

Entry Name: Cross in churchyard of Church of St. Peter

Listing Date: 10 August 2005

Last Amended: 10 August 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85192

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: About 1500m north-east of Monmouth approached from the roundabout at the north entrance to the town.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Monmouth

Locality: Dixton

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

History

Late medieval, reconstructed in the late C19. The socket stone and first part of the cross shaft are probably late C15, and possibly the step also. The top of the shaft and the cross are late C19.

Exterior

Red sandstone ashlar for the medieval parts and Forest of Dean stone for the Victorian parts. Square broached socket stone on a square step, there may be others below the turf or the cross may be a complete rebuilding in the late C19. Broached hollow chamfered tapering shaft going to a cross with slight crockets.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest and for its association with one of Monmouth's three medieval parish churches.

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