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Remains of Preaching Cross, Church of St. James

A Grade II Listed Building in Wick, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4382 / 51°26'17"N

Longitude: -3.5504 / 3°33'1"W

OS Eastings: 292330

OS Northings: 172166

OS Grid: SS923721

Mapcode National: GBR HF.NPN0

Mapcode Global: VH5HY.D3WS

Entry Name: Remains of Preaching Cross, Church of St. James

Listing Date: 27 November 1998

Last Amended: 27 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20975

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located in the Churchayrd to the S of the Church of St James.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Wick (Y Wig)

Community: Wick

Built-Up Area: Wick

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Medieval preaching cross.

Exterior

The remains of a shaft, one-and-a-half-stones high, survive on a pyramidal base. The base is set on 3 square steps of rubble masonry with flat coping stones.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as the substantial remains of a medieval preaching cross and notwithstanding the loss of the upper parts of its shaft.
Group value with the Church of St. James.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St. James
    Located on the N side of Church Street in the centre of Wick Village. Located in a roughly rectangu
  • II Lamb Cottage
    Located on the S side of Church Street, slightly set back from the road and in front of Wick and Mar
  • II Bluebell Cottage
    Located on the S side of Church Street, slightly set back from the road and in front of Wick and Mar
  • II Primrose Cottage
    Located on the S side of Church Street, slightly set back from the road and in front of Wick and Mar
  • II Sycamore House
    Located on the N side of Church Street, 90m E of the Church of St. James, and next to the Lamb and F
  • II Ruined Windmill Tower
    Located in a field behind the primary school in Church Street, Wick. Accessed by a Public Footpath.
  • II Yr Hen Felin Wynt
    Prominently located at the end of a modern residential development with access from the W side of th
  • II Green Isha Farm with adjoining stables and dovecote
    Located on the W side of Wick village, set back from the N side of Green Isaf.

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