Full Report for Listed Buildings


Summary Description of a Listed Buildings


Reference Number
81314
Building Number
 
Grade
I  
Status
Designated  
Date of Designation
22/07/2003  
Date of Amendment
22/07/2003  
Name of Property
Churchyard Cross at Church of St Canna  
Address
 

Location


Unitary Authority
Vale of Glamorgan  
Community
Llangan  
Town
Bridgend  
Locality
Llangan  
Easting
295753  
Northing
177812  
Street Side
 
Location
In the churchyard beside the main path.  

Description


Broad Class
 
Period
 

History
The cross is wholly medieval, probably C15 and appears to be complete, unaltered and unrebuilt. This makes it an exceptional rarity.  

Exterior
Mediaeval Cross built of limestone, which consists of a polygonal shaft with carved tabernacle head, square socket on base of four square steps. The crosshead carries carvings of the Crucifixion on the west face and a Pieta on the east face; two figures of saints on the other sides.  

Interior
 

Reason for designation
Included and highly graded for its fine design and the great rarity of its exceptionally complete state. Scheduled Ancient Monument Gm 210 (GLA).  

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