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Cross in churchyard of Church of St Eilian

A Grade II Listed Building in Llaneilian, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4105 / 53°24'37"N

Longitude: -4.3037 / 4°18'13"W

OS Eastings: 246970

OS Northings: 392884

OS Grid: SH469928

Mapcode National: GBR HMRP.7D1

Mapcode Global: WH421.VJSS

Entry Name: Cross in churchyard of Church of St Eilian

Listing Date: 24 January 2001

Last Amended: 24 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24551

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located in the churchyard directly to S of the W tower of the Church of St Eilian.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Llaneilian

Community: Llaneilian

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

Date unknown, but probably Medieval and may be contemporary with the main body of the church erected in late C15.

Exterior

Much weathered remains of a churchyard cross, comprising octagonal shaft on square base set on slab stepped base; the head of the shaft is encircled and surmounted by a narrower stone pier (the lower part of the original cross).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a Medieval churchyard cross which forms a goup with the adjacent Church of St Eilian.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Lychgate to S entrance of Church of St Eilian
    Located at the southern entrance to the churchyard to the Church of St Eilian; directly S of the SW
  • I Church of St Eilian
    In Llaneilian village, set in a large rectangular churchyard with stone boundary walls and two sets
  • II Lychgate at W entrance to Church of St Eilian
    Located at the western entrance to the churchyard to the Church of St Eilian.
  • II Tan y Fynwent
    Set well back from the NE side of the country road leading through the village of Llaneilian; Tan y
  • II Llanfoi
    Sited along the N side of the country road running through the village of Llaneilian; located c175m
  • II Llanfoi
    Sited along the N side of the country road running through the village of Llaneilian; located c175m
  • II Llanfoi
    Sited along the N side of the country road running through the village of Llaneilian; located c175m
  • II Privy block at Rectory
    Set back from the N side of a lane which runs E off the country road between the villages of Llaneil

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