Marcross

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Marcross Church

Marcross (Welsh: Marcroes) is a small village and civil parish in the Vale of Glamorgan, south Wales. It consists of a public house (the Horseshoes Inn) and a few scattered houses, farms, and a small medieval church in the centre of the village.

History[edit]

The cove to the south of the village has two lighthouses, one early 19th century and another from the mid-20th century. The cove is said to have been a looting station for pirates in the 18th century.

Coordinates: 51°25′N 3°33′W / 51.417°N 3.550°W / 51.417; -3.550