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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 IN CHURCHYARD OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1383696

Location

CHURCHYARD CROSS IN CHURCHYARD OF ST MARY

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityCaynham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

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: 484128

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CAYNHAM

SO57SE Churchyard Cross in churchyard of St 482-1/10/108 Mary 12/11/54

GV II*

Churchyard cross. Medieval, probably C14. Ashlar. 2.4 metres tapering square-section cross shaft on a stone base resting on 3 stone steps. Cross shaft with vestigial crocket decoration along the angles. Head missing. Base has carved panels to east and west sides, with carved corners, surmounted by cable moulding. East panel has a shield supported by an angel showing the passion nails. West side has a cusped arched central niche with small niches each side. Corners have much eroded figurative carvings, reputed to be the 4 Evangelists. Top step original. Bottom 2 steps restored.





Listing NGR: SO5538673265

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National Grid Reference: SO 55386 73265

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