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St Elidy's Church Cross Base

A Grade II Listed Building in Amroth, Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.7395 / 51°44'22"N

Longitude: -4.6618 / 4°39'42"W

OS Eastings: 216314

OS Northings: 207884

OS Grid: SN163078

Mapcode National: GBR GG.2GBW

Mapcode Global: VH2PF.4JVW

Entry Name: St Elidy's Church Cross Base

Listing Date: 1 September 1997

Last Amended: 1 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18855

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Near the S porch of St Elidyr's Church, Amroth.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Tenby

Community: Amroth

Community: Amroth

Locality: Amroth Village

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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A mediaeval preaching cross base. Thomas Cromwell ordered the destruction of all preaching crosses in 1547, though many in S Pembrokeshire survived. This one was less fortunate. The present stone representing the cross shaft is a fragment of probably C17 window masonry.


Four steps of local rubble masonry, much restored. A later stone erected to replace the cross.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as the fragmentaly survival of a medieval cross base, of group value with the church.

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    1 km N of Amroth Village, in an isolated group with Amroth Farm and the old village school. The grou
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  • II Former Sion Gates (Upper pair)
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  • II Colby Lodge
    At the S side of a minor road ½ km NW of Amroth Church. The house is at the head of a valley in an e
  • I Amroth Castle
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