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REMAINS OF CHURCHYARD CROSS IN CHURCHYARD ABOUT 7 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: REMAINS OF CHURCHYARD CROSS IN CHURCHYARD ABOUT 7 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

List entry Number: 1060396

Location

REMAINS OF CHURCHYARD CROSS IN CHURCHYARD ABOUT 7 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, DRAKES CLOSE

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ruishton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Feb-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270892

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History

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Details

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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pooley, C, An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Old Stone Crosses of Somerset, (1877)

National Grid Reference: ST 26364 25099

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