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:
ST4258714356

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: ST4258714356

Legacy

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

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)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 07 Apr 2003
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