Maen Achwynfan, Flintshire

Historical Description

Maen Achwynfan, an ancient pillar-cross in the N of Flintshire, in a field under Garreg Mountain, 4½ miles NW of Holywell. Its name signifies " the stone of lamentation," and its surface is covered with carvings of a period between the 9th and the 12th century. It is 12 feet high, and 27 inches wide at the base. i

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Flintshire is available to browse.


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