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Churchyard cross in St Andrew's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Dinas Powys, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4355 / 51°26'7"N

Longitude: -3.2405 / 3°14'25"W

OS Eastings: 313867

OS Northings: 171454

OS Grid: ST138714

Mapcode National: GBR HV.NX6L

Mapcode Global: VH6FK.S57W

Entry Name: Churchyard cross in St Andrew's Churchyard

Listing Date: 3 May 2002

Last Amended: 3 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26501

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Standing S of the church.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Dinas Powys

Community: Dinas Powys

Locality: St Andrews Major

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Medieval, restored in C19.

Exterior

Churchyard cross. A high base of 5 square steps of mortared rubble. Original square socket on a plinth; the shaft with broach spurs was displaced but recovered; cross head was restored.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a large and mostly surviving medieval cross with its steps; group value with the church, the bier house and The Old Rectory.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St Andrew
    On low-lying ground in the centre of the hamlet, a still rural community NW of the urban development of Dinas Powys, standing in a roughly rectangular churchyard with retaining wall incorporating ston
  • II The Bier House in St Andrew's Churchyard
    In the SW corner of the churchyard facing E.
  • II* The Old Rectory
    Situated on SW side of the church, within the grounds of The Rectory and reached by a drive through that property.
  • II Garn-hill and attached garden terrace
    On a south facing slope NE of the hamlet of St Andrews Major, reached by a long drive from the hamlet and set in terraced gardens.
  • II Lon Twyn
    On rising ground NW of the village centre, set within terraced gardens with views S over the Bristol Channel.
  • II The Mount
    Facing the Common on ground rising from and SW of the village centre. Set back from the road in a walled garden with entrance comprising tall rendered piers and tall decorative wrought iron gates.
  • II Dinas Powys Parish Hall
    Just to W and on rising ground above the village centre, on a railed and walled terrace of random stone reached by steps.
  • II Remains of Dinas Powis Castle
    On a wooded spur in Castle Wood, immediately above the C20 development of Lettons Way and reached by footpath from there.

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