LDEWA/1

Corpus Refs:Nash-Williams/1950:113
Site:LDEWA
Discovery:recognised, 1895 Rhys, J.
History:Rhys/1896, 113: `Some thirty-five years ago it [the church] underwent the misfortune of being restored, as it is sometimes called, when some sculptured and incised stones were carried thence and used to adorn a rockery in the garden of a house called Dol Aeron, situated near the bridge over the Aeron, a little above the town. Mr. Davies took me to see them, and at once we found several'.

Macalister/1949, 139: `formerly on a garden rockery, but now restored to the church'.

Geology:
Dimensions:0.57 x 0.25 x 0.09 (converted from Macalister/1949)
Setting:in display
Location:earliest
Macalister/1949, 139: `in the porch'.

Nash-Williams/1950, 98: `Inside church porch, clamped (upside down) to S. wall'.

Form:Cramp shaft A
Macalister/1949, 139: `They belonged to a cross, which probably was the finest in Wales'.

Nash-Williams/1950, 96: `Two sculptured fragments (? of a cross-shaft), decorated with carved patterns in low relief and inscribed. Fragment, 24" h. x 9 1/4" w. x 4" t.'.

Condition:frgmntry , poor
Macalister/1949, 139: `very little can now be made of them'.
Folklore:none
Crosses:none
Decorations:frame; geometric ribbon interlace; geometric key pattern

Rhys/1896, 113: `having on it both ornamentation and [the inscription]'.

Macalister/1949, 140: `The cross was decorated with panels containing geometrical ornamentation, and there were long inscriptions...the return face adjacent to this inscription bears a damaged key pattern ornament'.

Nash-Williams/1950, 96--98: `Front. Part of a panel (?) of diagonal square fret-pattern (R.A. 958, common on Scottish monuments) disposed diagonally. Left. Vestiges of panels disposed vertically: (a) fragmentary inscription...(b) plain knotwork (indeterminate). Right. Fragmentary inscription'.

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Inscriptions


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Readings

Macalister, R.A.S. (1949):[--] | [--] | [--] | [--] | [--] | [--]
Expansion:
[--]
Macalister/1949 140 reading only
Nash-Williams, V.E. (1950):--]LO[-- | --]OL[-- | --]QU[-- | --]ANI[-- | --]RES[-- | --]CEN[--
Expansion:
--]LO[--]OL[--]QU[--]ANI[--]RES[--]CEN[--
Nash-Williams/1950 96--98 reading only

Notes

Orientation:horizontal
Position:n/a ; ind ; n/a ; panel
Nash-Williams/1950, 96: `Vestiges of panels disposed vertically: (a) fragmentary inscription in six lines reading horizontally'.
Incision:cut
Nash-Williams/1950, 98: `deeply cut in good style'.
Date:800 - 999 (Nash-Williams/1950)
Language:Latin (rbook)
Ling. Notes:none
Palaeography:Nash-Williams/1950, 98: `Round half-uncials...The incomplete lines suggest a formula akin to that used on No. 223, with l. 4 as part of the word anima'.
Legibility:poor
Nash-Williams/1950, 97--98: `fragmentary inscription meaning indeterminate'.
Lines:6
Carving errors:0
Doubtful:no

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LDEWA/1/2     Pictures

Readings

Macalister, R.A.S. (1949):[--] | [--] | [--] | [--] | [--] | [--] | [--] | [--] | [--] | [--]
Expansion:
[--]
Macalister/1949 140 reading only
Nash-Williams, V.E. (1950):--][R] | --]RU | --]D | --][N^S] | --][U]AT | --]AR | --][S] | --]O | --]A | [--]
Expansion:
[--R--]RU[--]D[--N^S--U]AT[--]AR[--S--]O[--]A[--]
Nash-Williams/1950 98 reading only

Notes

Orientation:horizontal
Position:n/a ; ind ; n/a ; undivided
Nash-Williams/1950, 98: `Right. Fragmentary inscription in ten (?) lines reading horizontally'.
Incision:cut
Nash-Williams/1950, 98: `rather coarsely cut'.
Date:None published
Language:Latin (rbook)
Ling. Notes:none
Palaeography:Nash-Williams/1950, 98: `Round half-uncials, rather coarsely cut. l. 2 may be part of the word CRUX or CRUCEM'.
Legibility:poor
Nash-Williams/1950, 98: `fragmentary inscription'.
Lines:10
Carving errors:0
Doubtful:no

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