Churchyard Cross / Remains Of Churchyard Cross In Churchyard About 7 Metres South Of Porch Church Of St George

Date:
15 Aug 1999
Location:
Churchyard Cross, Drakes Close, Ruishton, Taunton Deane, Somerset
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Remains Of Churchyard Cross In Churchyard About 7 Metres South Of Porch Church Of St George, Drakes Close, Ruishton, Taunton Deane, Somerset
Reference:
IOE01/00151/22
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

RUISHTON CP DRAKES CLOSE (West side) ST22NE

1/101 Remains of churchyard cross in churchyard, about 7 m south of porch, Church of St George (formerly listed as Churchyard Cross) 25.2.55

GV II*

Remains of churchyard cross. Early C15, restored C18. Possibly Ham stone. Socket and base of shaft set on 2 later square steps forming the calvary, octagonal socket with sunk panels of sculpture much eroded, south side possibly representing the Virgin with deposed body of Christ, square angle shafts in corners with caps and bases, south west shaft damaged; square shaft with angles worked to a fillet, broken just above a bracket supported on a face. (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST2636425099

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Humphreys_Mick IOE Records for Humphreys, Mick; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Mick Humphreys. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Humphreys, Mick

Rights Holder: Humphreys, Mick

Keywords

Ham Hill Stone, Medieval Cross, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Mixed Cemetery, Cemetery, Funerary Site