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Memorial Cross in graveyard to S

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7642 / 52°45'50"N

Longitude: -4.7877 / 4°47'15"W

OS Eastings: 212012

OS Northings: 322151

OS Grid: SH120221

Mapcode National: GBR GPKD.7Q5

Mapcode Global: WH33S.FSD9

Entry Name: Memorial Cross in graveyard to S

Listing Date: 26 June 1998

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20051

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated at the SW corner of the Abbey graveyard.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Yr Enlli / Bardsey Island

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Late C19 memorial cross in the Celtic revival style, the most elaborately carved of the 3 Celtic revival crosses in the Abbey environs.

Exterior

Memorial cross, Celtic style, in stone with 2 step base under large battered-sided pedestal with chamfered top. Cross itself has square plinth with Celtic interlace, similar interlace to 2 panels on shaft under small crucified Christ figure against the arms of the wheel cross. Interlace square panels on arm ends, and gabled top piece with roll ridge. Latin inscription on pedestal.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of Celtic revival carved stonework, and for group value with other crosses, Abbey ruin and graveyard wall.

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