Full Report for Listed Buildings
Summary Description of a Listed Buildings
Date of Designation
Date of Amendment
Name of Property
Churchyard cross at Church of St Issui, Partrishow
The Vale of Grwyney
On S side of church.
Religious, Ritual and Funerary
C14 preaching cross with lantern restored in 1918 by W D Caroe who earlier carried out the restoration of the church. The lantern includes a depiction of Archbishop Baldwin of Canterbury, who is said to have preached the 3rd Crusade from here in 1188.
On a square stepped plinth and with a square base which turns octagonal with broaches. The tapering octagonal shaft also turns square at the base with broaches. The lantern has figures in niches of Virgin and Child, a Rood, St Issui and Archbishop Baldwin.
Reason for designation
Listed Grade II* for its special historic interest as a substantial survival of a medieval preaching cross.
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