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Cross at Croes Lwyd, Raglan

Description: Cross at Croes Lwyd

Grade: I
Date Listed: 31 January 2001
Cadw Building ID: 24716

OS Grid Coordinates: 340053, 206992
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7580, -2.8686

Location: Raglan, Usk, Monmouthshire NP15 2HN

Locality: Raglan
County: Monmouthshire
Country: Wales
Postcode: NP15 2HN

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There is also a scheduled monument, Cross on Croes Lwyd Farm, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

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

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.

Interior

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.

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

References
Sir Jospeh Bradney, A History of Monmouthshire, The hundred of Raglan, 1911.

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

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

Source: Cadw

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