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Churchyard Cross 3 Metres North of North Aisle of Church of St Michael, Rampisham

Description: Churchyard Cross 3 Metres North of North Aisle of Church of St Michael

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 105467

OS Grid Reference: ST5615902217
OS Grid Coordinates: 356159, 102217
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8178, -2.6237

Location: Broom Hill, Rampisham, Dorset DT2 0PR

Locality: Rampisham
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 0PR

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Listing Text


3/142 Churchyard Cross
3 metres north of
north aisle of Church
of St Michael


Churchyard Cross. Late C15. Stone. Square base of cross-shaft set
on an octagonal pedestal with angular projections forming a
square, inscribed plinth and 2 octagonal steps. Each face of
pedestal is panelled and contains figure-subjects thus: north-
west, The Martyrdom of St Thomas of Canterbury. North-east:
a martyrdom or Entombment, seated figures of a king and a monk
on side-piers; south-east, figure subject with 2 carved standing-
figures and one kneeling figure; south-west, 2 crowned figures
at table, small figure in front. On splayed plinth, black-
letter inscription in relief: "Thu Xpe Rli Dei misere mei Et
sic dicit Porter in nomine Ihu (fieri fecit?) I (draton?)".

(RCHM Dorset I, p191(2))

Listing NGR: ST5615902217

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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