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Village Cross, Shillingstone

Description: Village Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 103341

OS Grid Reference: ST8245511317
OS Grid Coordinates: 382455, 111317
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9011, -2.2509

Location: The Cross, Shillingstone, Dorset DT11 0SP

Locality: Shillingstone
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 0SP

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Listing Text

SHILLINGSTONE
ST 8211 THE CROSS

9/65 Village Cross
4-10-60
GV II

Village cross; steps, plinth and pedestal C15, shaft and cross-head dated
1891 Ashlar. Square 2 step base, lower step with recessed fascia and chamfered
nosing. Above is a chamfered square plinth on which rests an octagonal shaft-
pedestal with broach stops between which are traces of carving. Shaft has
corner standards. Head has crocketted finials and niches with a carved crucifixion
and other biblical scenes. Scheduled as an acient monument (Dorset no. 266).
(RCHM, Dorset, vol.III, p.240, no.2.)


Listing NGR: ST8245511317

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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