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THE CROSS AND HAND

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: THE CROSS AND HAND

List entry Number: 1118653

Location

THE CROSS AND HAND

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Batcombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105331

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 60 SW at NGR 632038 BATCOMBE BATCOMBE DOWN

4/6 The Cross and Hand 11.7.51 GV II

Wayside monolithic shaft, with necking and capital. Medieval. Stone monolith of oval form, crudely tapering. Dimensions: Height c 107cm, capital 28cm square. "It is possible that this shaft belongs to the group of pre-conquest shafts of which the pillar of Eliseg is the best known; if so the capital must have been cut down. The hand said to have been carved on one face is not traceable." (RCHM) Scheduled Ancient Monument Dorset No. 137. (RCHM Dorset I, p17 (2))

Listing NGR: ST6318003779

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 17

National Grid Reference: ST 63180 03779

Map

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