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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.

Name: CHURCHYARD CROSS, 2 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH, CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST

List entry Number: 1057442

Location

CHURCHYARD CROSS, 2 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH, CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetWest SomersetDistrict AuthorityCrowcombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265087

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Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST1436 CROWCOMBE CP CROWCOMBE 16/53 Churchyard Cross, 2 metres South of porch, Church of the Holy Ghost

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GV II*

Churchyard Cross. C14. Red sandstone, Ham stone shaft. Octagonal calvary of 3 steps, square socket with chamfered corners and steep convex broaches; octagonal shaft with 3 bay crocketed niche on West front containing figures, much eroded. Pooley identifies them thus: the larger central figure a bishop, St. John the Baptist left and the prioress of the convent of Studeley, holders of the Manor of Crowcombe, right; and calls it 'an exceedingly rich example of Fourteenth century work'. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 242). (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877; photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1406936696

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pooley, C, An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Old Stone Crosses of Somerset, (1877)
Other
Part 37 Somerset,

National Grid Reference: ST 14070 36695

Map


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