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Preaching Cross at St. Issell's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7201 / 51°43'12"N

Longitude: -4.7049 / 4°42'17"W

OS Eastings: 213260

OS Northings: 205838

OS Grid: SN132058

Mapcode National: GBR GF.4NZK

Mapcode Global: VH2PL.D1L6

Entry Name: Preaching Cross at St. Issell's Church

Listing Date: 7 May 1997

Last Amended: 7 May 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18443

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: In the churchyard of St Issell's at the N side of the church, on sloping ground.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Saundersfoot

Community: Saundersfoot

Locality: Churchton

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Exterior

A mediaeval preaching cross, in sandstone, about 1.5 m in height, consisting of a worn shaft with arms on a socket-stone and plinth. It is on a base of three roughly-constructed steps. The shaft and the arms are of octagonal section. At the foot of the octagonal section are broach-stops and the lower part of the shaft is square.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a significant surviving example of a medieval preaching cross, and for group value with st. Issells's Church.

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