FRAGMENT OF CROSS SHAFT AT BASE OF TREE AT CORNER OF ROAD JUNCTION

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307490

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: FRAGMENT OF CROSS SHAFT AT BASE OF TREE AT CORNER OF ROAD JUNCTION, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: FRAGMENT OF CROSS SHAFT AT BASE OF TREE AT CORNER OF ROAD JUNCTION, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Lopen

National Grid Reference: ST 42588 14357

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History

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Details

ST4214 LOPEN CP CHURCH STREET (North side)

8/46 Fragment of cross shaft at base of tree at corner of road junction

GV II

Fragment of medieval cross shaft. Ham stone. Square plain shaft about 300mm x 300mm, 500mm high, with another fragment of stone nearby. This cross marked the site of the Lopen Fair, first recorded by 1201, discontinued during the C19. It was at Lopen Fair that as a young curate the later Cardinal Wolsey was put into the stocks for being drunk and disorderly. (Hopper S, Lopen and its Church, Petherton Press, 1975; VCH, Vol III, l974).

Listing NGR: ST4258814357

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 264128

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hopper, S, Lopen and its Church, (1975)
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

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