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Cross in churchyard of Church of St. Peter, Monmouth

Description: Cross in churchyard of Church of St. Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 2005
Cadw Building ID: 85192

OS Grid Coordinates: 351947, 213559
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8181, -2.6972

Location: Monmouth, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom NP25 3SY

Locality: Monmouth
County: Monmouthshire
Country: Wales
Postcode: NP25 3SY

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Listing Text

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

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.

Interior

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.

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

References
Glamorgan/Gwent Archaeological Trust reports on medieval churches for Cadw.
John Newman, The Buildings of Wales, Gwent/Monmouthshire, Penguin, 2000, p 216.

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

Source: Cadw

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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