Full Report for Listed Buildings


Summary Description of a Listed Buildings


Reference Number
83452
Building Number
 
Grade
II  
Status
Designated  
Date of Designation
30/12/2004  
Date of Amendment
30/12/2004  
Name of Property
Inscribed stone pillar at Church of St Michael  
Address
 

Location


Unitary Authority
Gwynedd  
Community
Talsarnau  
Town
 
Locality
Llanfihangel y Traethau  
Easting
259490  
Northing
335391  
Street Side
 
Location
Located to WNW of the Church of St Michael  

Description


Broad Class
Commemorative  
Period
 

History
C12 inscribed stone.  

Exterior
Tall stone pier, roughly shaped and each of its 4 faces inscribed with a legend which reads: + HOC EST SEPULCHRUM WLEDER MATRIS ODELEV QUI PRIMUS EDIFICAVIT HANC ECCLESIAM IN TEMPORE WINI REGIS The translation reads: 'Here is the tomb of Wleder mother of Hoedliw who first built this church in the time of King Owain'. King Wini (Ewini) is probably Owain Gwynedd, who died in 1169  

Interior
 

Reason for designation
Included as a rare C12 inscribed stone pillar.  

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