BASE OF CROSS AT JUNCTION WITH B3151

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1176697
Date first listed:
17-Apr-1959
Statutory Address:
BASE OF CROSS AT JUNCTION WITH B3151, COMPTON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BASE OF CROSS AT JUNCTION WITH B3151, COMPTON STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Compton Dundon
National Grid Reference:
ST 48936 32889

Details

ST43SE COMPTON DUNDON CP COMPTON STREET (south side) COMPTON

1/60 Base of Cross at junction with B3151 17.4.59

- II

Base of Wayside Cross. Probably C14. Ham stone. Two C20 circular stone steps of 2 metres and 1.5 metres diameter, both 300mm high, replacing four earlier steps; fragment of a circular top step survives, about 1 metre diameter and 175mm high, above is the socket, about 700mm square by 250mm high, the corners deeply broached: only about 300mm of shaft survives, the remainder destroyed 'by some people in a drunken frolic' some time before 1877 (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST4893632889

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262865
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 06 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/07198/03
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