Site: Penmachno, Eagles Hotel

Name:Penmachno, Eagles Hotel (n/a) CISP No:PMCH2
Place:Penmachno Grid Ref:SH 7880 5070 (GB)   Map
Parish:Penmachno Stones:1
County:Caernarvonshire (Caernarfon) , Wales Saint(s):none
Site Type:modern secondary

Site Notes

Rhys/1919, 201: `Penmachno is situated some five miles south of Bettwys-y-Coed, well known to English visitors'.

RCAHMW/1956, 168: `Penmachno, formerly Pennant Machno, is a parish centred on the valley of the Afon Machno, one of the upper tributaries of the River Conway. The inscribed it was an important early Christian centre. The principal monuments are the large farmhouses, which are unusually numerous'.

The stone was found near the Eagles hotel in 1915.

Knight/1995, 8: `There can be little doubt Penmachno was a church of high status -- perhaps the church of high status -- within the cantref Arllechwedd'.