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Latitude: 51.4107 / 51°24'38"N
Longitude: -3.3548 / 3°21'17"W
OS Eastings: 305872
OS Northings: 168837
OS Grid: ST058688
Mapcode National: GBR HP.QBW9
Mapcode Global: VH6FH.SSTX
Entry Name: Sarah Elizabeth Jones Memorial Cross in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 30 September 2004
Last Amended: 30 September 2004
Source ID: 83161
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: On the east side of the Church of St Mary.
County: Vale of Glamorgan
Community: Rhoose (Y Rhws)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
This is an early example of Celtic Revival design in Wales and probably dates from immediately after the recorded death in 1869. The form of the cross is Celtic but the decoration is not.
Tall Celtic Revival cross carved in red sandstone. Rectangular chamfered block carries a tapering shaft with panelled non-Celtic decoration on the front and inscriptions on the rear. The shaft carries a wheel-head cross of Celtic form. The inscription is to Sarah Elizabeth Jones, wife of Oliver Jones of Fonmon Castle. She died in 1869. Further inscription to Oliver Jones, died 1886, who erected the monument.
Included for its interest as an early example of Celtic Revival and for its group value within the churchyard of the Church of St Mary.
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