The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological
Historic Environment Record
following information has been provided under the terms and conditions
of access as detailed on GGAT’s website www.ggat.org.uk.
Copyright is reserved on all data supplied by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust.
All output resulting from the use of the data must acknowledge the source
from information held by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust copyright.
data below is intended to be used for information and research only and
is not for use as part of a commercial project. If you wish to use
information derived from material held by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust
for publication in printed or multimedia form or to compile resources for
commercial use, prior permission must be obtained in writing. For further
information or to arrange a visit to the Trust please send an enquiry form
GELLIGAER STONEPrimary Reference Number (PRN) : 00635m
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Bedlinog
NGR : SO10340340
Site Type (preferred type first) : Early Medieval Inscribed stone
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument
A roughly squared pillar-stone in a small enclosure stands on Cefn Gelligaer close to the Roman road from Gelligaer to Penydarren.
Inscription now virtually illegible, but it was transcribed from a rubbing made in 1898. Redknap and Lewis (2007, 302-5 G27, give the reading as [N]EFR[O]IHI[-, which is unintelligible. Only the IHI now remains. The 'enclosure' on the edge of which it stands may be a Bronze Age ring cairn (PRN 05816m).
A roughly squared pillar-stone in a small enclosure stands on Cefn Gelligaer close to the Roman road from Gelligaer to Penydarren. Made of the local Pennant series and possibly reduced in length. Lettering indicates a late C6th or early C7th date (RCAHMW 36, no.842).
Evans 2003: GGAT 73 Early-Medieval Ecclesiastical Sites Project database
Evans, E M , 2003 , Early Medieval Ecclesiastical sites in Southeast Wales: Desk based assessment
Redknap, M and Lewis, J M , 2007 , A corpus of Early medieval inscribed stones and stone sculpture in Wales. vol 1: South-east Wales and the English border
RCAHMW , 1976 , An inventory of the Ancient monuments in Glamorgan, I, iii: The Early Christian period
03/PM List/MacAlister RAS/1945/CIIC/No1006
02/PM List/Nash-Williams VE/1950/Early Christian Monuments in Wales
01/PM List/RCAHM/1976/Glam Invent/No842 p36 plate2
09/PM Desc Text/Fox A/1939/Arch Camb/Vol94 part1 pp30-41
06/PH Desc Text/1862/Arch Camb/p134
07/PH Desc Text/Lukis JW/1875/Arch Camb/p370
05/PH Desc Text/1848/Arch Camb/pp309-10
08/MM Record Card/OS/1957/SO 10 SW 10
04/PM Desc Text/1939/Arch Camb/94 p34
10/MM Record Card/OS/1979/SO 10 SW 10
12/MM AP/GGAT/Newman R/5.2.86
14/Desc Text/Cadw/Whittle E/1990/AM 107
11/MM Desc Text/Cadw/Whittle E/1985/AM 107
016/Desc Text/Cadw/ Full Management Report/2007/ Copy in further information file
E001386 : Early medieval ecclesiastical sites in Southeast Wales desk based assessment (year : 2004)
Related PRNs : 2475M, G27
May 25, 2015, 7:35 pm
- HTML file produced from GGAT HER Charitable Trust Ltd. Heathfield House,
Heathfield, Swansea SA1 Tel. 01792 655208; Fax 01792 474469 website: www.ggat.org.uk
email: email@example.com Registered Charity no. 505609
supplied by in partnership with Local Authorities, Cadw and the partners
of ENDEX © GGAT HER Charitable Trust, 2015 (and in part © Crown,