Cross on the Grist - Laugharne - Wales, Great Britain.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 51° 46.160 W 004° 27.854
30U E 398966 N 5736397
Quick Description: Cross on the Grist - Erected on an older base, Located Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, South Wales.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/12/2013 10:24:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMG4MC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The current sandstone Cross on the Grist, replaced old the weathered and broken cross in 1911.

"There are many theories as to why the area is called the Grist. Some believe that there was once a Monastery in Laugharne called Christ Church while others say that the name derives from a former corn or grist mill which once existed at the mouth of the river Corran." Text Source: (visit link)

"A Grade: II listed Celtic Cross.
Description: Cross,the Grist
Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 September 1986
Cadw Building ID: 9630 "
Text Source:
(visit link)
Type of cross: Celtic cross

Material used: Stone (granite, sandstone, marble, ...)

Characteristics of this cross:
old cross, standing on an even older, medieval plinth.

Describe the location:
In the Village Square (The Grist)

Year of manufacture: 1/1/1911

Is this cross commemorative ?: No

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