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Treherne Cross at Church of St Margaret Marloes

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglwyscummin, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7664 / 51°45'58"N

Longitude: -4.5653 / 4°33'55"W

OS Eastings: 223079

OS Northings: 210633

OS Grid: SN230106

Mapcode National: GBR D3.ZXZG

Mapcode Global: VH2P8.TVCS

Entry Name: Treherne Cross at Church of St Margaret Marloes

Listing Date: 12 January 2001

Last Amended: 12 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24491

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated above the road in the churchyard on the N side of the B4314, some 2.5km SE of Rhos-goch

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Whitland

Community: Eglwyscummin

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Wayside cross, 1926, made by T.Guy Clarke of Llandaff, suggested and paid for by G.G.T. Treherne, who died in 1923, and is therefore commemorated on the cross.

Exterior

Celtic cross, sandstone, some 3m high on 3 steps of rock-faced grey limestone. Roll-moulded angles, carved crucified Christ on cross-head, inscription `Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by' on the roadside front of shaft, and inscription 'To G.G. T. Treherne erected 1926', on rear.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a finely carved memorial cross, of group value with the parish church, lychgate and churchyard cross at Eglwys Cymun.

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