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Memorial Cross in Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Berriew, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5993 / 52°35'57"N

Longitude: -3.2007 / 3°12'2"W

OS Eastings: 318770

OS Northings: 300840

OS Grid: SJ187008

Mapcode National: GBR 9Y.96NJ

Mapcode Global: WH79V.TX1Q

Entry Name: Memorial Cross in Churchyard

Listing Date: 21 August 1995

Last Amended: 21 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16340

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: On the N side of the church.

County: Powys

Community: Berriew (Aberriw)

Community: Berriew

Built-Up Area: Berriew

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Erected 1933, and designed by Ninian Comper. Ashlar, in a medieval idiom.


Stepped base to chamfered shaft, which carries a tabernacle, with low reliefs in traceried panels, and surmounted by a pinnacle.

Reasons for Listing

A fine example of memorial sculpture by Comper.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Church of Saint Beuno (aka St Beuno)
    Set back from the street in a churchyard of roughly circular shape.
  • II The Cottage
    Towards the junction with Church Terrace on the E side of the village.
  • II Whittingham's Stores
    Prominently sited at the centre of the village, bounding the churchyard adjacent to the Lion Public
  • II Milepost
    Opposite Pool Road Cottage at the side of the road.
  • II Lychgate Cottage
    Alongside the lychgate entrance to the churchyard, in a prominent position in the middle of the vill
  • II The Smithy
    On the corner of Church Terrace and the B4390 road out of the village to the NE.
  • II Lychgate to Churchyard
    Forms the main entrance to the churchyard at its W end.
  • II Former School
    Backs onto the E side of the churchyard in the centre of the village.

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