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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: CROSS IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1383653

Location

CROSS IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityBitterley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484085

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

BITTERLEY

SO57NE Cross in churchyard of Church of St 482-1/6/75 Mary 12/11/54

GV I

Churchyard cross. C14. Ashlar. Cross shaft with tabernacle head set on stepped plinth. Plain tapered octagonal shaft with chamfer terminations set on square plinth with plain chamfered octagonal top edge, set on 4 simple hexagonal steps. 4 gabled niches capped with a finial form the tabernacle head, housing much eroded figurative sculptures. The head sits on raised ornamented band. The figures are the Crucifixion to the west and the Nativity to the east. Reputed to have been erected during the reign of Edward II. The best surviving churchyard cross in the county. (An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire: Cranage D H S: 1895-).





Listing NGR: SO5708877293

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908)

National Grid Reference: SO 57087 77296

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