VILLAGE CROSS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1158002

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1961

Statutory Address: VILLAGE CROSS, BROAD STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: VILLAGE CROSS, BROAD STREET

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

District: North Somerset (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Congresbury

National Grid Reference: ST4373263818

Summary

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History

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Details

ST 46 SW CONGRESBURY C.P. 4/95 9.2.61

BROAD STREET

Village Cross

G.V. II*

Village Cross. C15 with C19 shaft finial. Limestone. Octagonal on plan with 4 tiers of steps (formerly 6 - two are buried by the raising of the road level) up to square socket which has broached shoulders. Shaft square on plan also has broached shoulders and is 3 metres high. C19 finial to shaft apex with block base and ball. The whole structure is 6 metres high and forms an important visual element at the head of Broad Street opposite the Ship and Castle Inn (q.v.). The cross is a scheduled ancient monument, Avon No. 111. (Charles Pooley, The Old Stone Crosses of Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST4373263818

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 33963

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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