This weekend just gone was glorious weather-wise. The greyness just melted away and was replaced by a beautiful blue sky and golden sun that had been hiding from us in the
There was a plaque on a nearby wall which told me that it was a combined wheel-head and neck cross that was fastened by a tenon on a tall splayed shaft adn that it was apparently the largest and best preserved of the composite crosses. There is an inscription on the front near the base which translates as: 'King Margiteut, son of Etguin Maredudd Ap Edwin' who was joint ruler of the Kingdom of Deheubarth (i.e. South-West Wales) from 1033 until his death in 1035. It is thought that the cross commemorates a gift of land made by him to the church. Isn't it amazing that a chance stop bought me to such an amazing find?