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Description: Village Cross
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
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ST 8211 THE CROSS
9/65 Village Cross
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
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Source: English Heritage
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