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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.


List entry Number: 1158002



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


District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Congresbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33963

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


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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST4373263818


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