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Churchyard cross at Church of St George

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Georges-super-Ely (Sain Siorys), Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4816 / 51°28'53"N

Longitude: -3.2909 / 3°17'27"W

OS Eastings: 310456

OS Northings: 176634

OS Grid: ST104766

Mapcode National: GBR HS.KWFL

Mapcode Global: VH6FB.X132

Entry Name: Churchyard cross at Church of St George

Listing Date: 7 August 2002

Last Amended: 7 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26825

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Standing to S of church.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: St. Georges-super-Ely (Sain Siorys)

Community: St. Georges-super-Ely

Locality: St Georges Super Ely

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Medieval churchyard crosses served as stations for outdoor liturgical processions and to denote the sanctity of the cemetery for Christian burial.

Exterior

Medieval churchyard cross. Three steps of roughly coursed rubble support a broached socket stone from which rises the narrow chamfered shaft and replaced head of Maltese format.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a mostly surviving medieval cross with steps; group value with the church.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St George
    A little to the E of the hamlet of St Georges which developed round Castle Farm, main approach from N, the centre of a small cluster of buildings grouped round the churchyard, close to the Ely River.
  • II Church Cottage
    Adjacent to the Church of St George, to west.
  • II Ty Ffynnon
    In the hamlet of St Georges, fronting the lane leading to the church.
  • I Castle Farmhouse
    In the centre of the small hamlet of St Georges, which is about 0.5 m from the church; the River Ely runs along the N side.
  • II Rhaeadr Tannery
    One of the re-erected buildings in the open-air collection of the Museum of Welsh Life.
  • II Church of St Michael
    Off the road south from St Fagans and about 1000m from the Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin.
  • II Denbigh Cockpit
    One of the re-erected buildings in the open-air collection of the Museum of Welsh Life.
  • II Hendre'r-ywydd Uchaf Farmhouse
    One of the re-erected buildings in the open-air collection of the Museum of Welsh Life.

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