CHURCHYARD CROSS, 2 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH, CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1057442
Date first listed:
16-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCHYARD CROSS, 2 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH, CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCHYARD CROSS, 2 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH, CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Crowcombe
National Grid Reference:
ST 14070 36695

Details

ST1436 CROWCOMBE CP CROWCOMBE 16/53 Churchyard Cross, 2 metres South of porch, Church of the Holy Ghost

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GV II*

Churchyard Cross. C14. Red sandstone, Ham stone shaft. Octagonal calvary of 3 steps, square socket with chamfered corners and steep convex broaches; octagonal shaft with 3 bay crocketed niche on West front containing figures, much eroded. Pooley identifies them thus: the larger central figure a bishop, St. John the Baptist left and the prioress of the convent of Studeley, holders of the Manor of Crowcombe, right; and calls it 'an exceedingly rich example of Fourteenth century work'. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 242). (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877; photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1406936696

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
265087
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pooley, C, An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Old Stone Crosses of Somerset, (1877)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/08161/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr George Stacey. Source Historic England Archive
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