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Monuments: W

1. Whitford; (Maen Achwyfan)

RecordAuthor Orla Murphy
ISODate 2002-05-02
Date 8 May 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County North Wales
Townland North Wales
Area Wales
GeneralContext Disk headed pillar cross
Location 1.25 miles west of Whitford and the South side of Sarn Hwleim.
GeneralContext Dimensions
GeneralContext 131" high, 28" across the front and 10" thick at the sides.
GeneralDescription Monolithic slab cross with small disc head and tall, straight, tapering shaft.
GeneralDescription Front
Head Carved ring cross - central boss, arms with knotwork decoration
GeneralDescription Ribbon plait
GeneralDescription Sqare of keypattern
GeneralDescription Irregular knotwork framing a standing figure carrying a spear or staff with his/her left arm raised. (?) Huntsman?

  1. Nash-Williams, V.E., The Early Christian Monuments of Wales, University of Wales Press, Cardiff (1950) Stone sculpture, Wales, descriptions of sculpture, photographs, iconography.