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EARLY CHRISTIAN MONUMENT AT ST ARVANS

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00775g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : St Arvans
NGR : ST51659651
Site Type (preferred type first) : Early Medieval cross
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Summary :
The low relief and plain edge-moulding decorated Cross-Slab at St Arvan's Church most likely dates to the late tenth or early eleventh century and was found during the restoration of the church in the 1880s. It is now situated at the western end of the southern isle displayed on a free-standing plinth. The slab was in two pieces but has been re-joined, and is missing the upper cross arm. It is 0.91m in height by 0.44m in width and 0.15m in depth. Features include Latin ring-cross with square arms, small circular arm-pits set above a central shaft of plaitwork (Cadw 2011).

Description :
The low relief and plain edge-moulding decorated Cross-Slab at St Arvan's Church most likely dates to the late tenth or early eleventh century and was found during the restoration of the church in the 1880s. It is now situated at the western end of the southern isle displayed on a free-standing plinth. The slab was in two pieces but has been re-joined, and is missing the upper cross arm. It is 0.91m in height by 0.44m in width and 0.15m in depth. Features include Latin ring-cross with square arms, small circular arm-pits set above a central shaft of plaitwork (Cadw 2011).


Sources :
Cadw , New Entry to the Schedule of Monuments
Evans, E M , 2003 , Early Medieval Ecclesiastical sites in Southeast Wales: Desk based assessment
Evans EM, 2003-04, GGAT 73 Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Sites Project

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