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Cross in Churchyard of Church of St. Bride

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanover, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7849 / 51°47'5"N

Longitude: -2.9331 / 2°55'59"W

OS Eastings: 335733

OS Northings: 209992

OS Grid: SO357099

Mapcode National: GBR F9.YM33

Mapcode Global: VH79G.3DRK

Entry Name: Cross in Churchyard of Church of St. Bride

Listing Date: 9 December 2005

Last Amended: 9 December 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87148

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: On the south side of the church.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Llanover (Llanofer)

Community: Llanover

Locality: Llansantffraid

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Late medieval, probably late C15 churchyard cross which has lost its top and has been unrestored since. The steps are now in a very uneven state although the previously reported ivy growth has been removed.


Built of sandstone blocks, now very unevenly fixed. Three square diminishing steps of which the bottom one has a nosing. The top step carries a shallow square base, which supports a plain socket stone and two stones of a tapered shaft with base broaches, the top is missing.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a late medieval churchyard cross which, despite damage, retains significant early fabric.

Scheduled Ancient Monument: MM312(MON) - called St. Bridget's Churchyard Cross, Llansantffraed.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St. Bride
    On the eastern boundary of the Community about 200m north of the A40 and approached off the Raglan road up the hotel drive to the north of Aberffrwd Bridge.
  • II Llansantffraid Court Hotel
    On the eastern boundary of the Community about 400m north of the A40 and approached off the Raglan road up the hotel drive to the north of Aberffrwd Bridge.
  • II* Pwllyrhwyad
    Situated on W side of road about 1km S of Coed Morgan Farm.
  • II Pwll-yr-hwad
    On the eastern boundary of the Community on the road south from Coed Morgan towards Llanfihangel Gobion.
  • II Glan-y-nant
    About 1km north of the A40 on the east side of the minor road from Llanddewi Rhydderch to Llanfair Gobion.
  • II Manor House (or Gobion Manor)
    In the village centre off the east side of the B4598.
  • II* Little Pitt Cottage
    Situated on N side of road from Llanarth to old A40 about 300m W of The Pitt village.
  • II* Chapel Farmhouse and attached outbuilding
    Situated to N of Clytha Park mansion, reached via drive from Huntsman's Cottage, Pitt, or from drive past the mansion.

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