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Churchyard Cross 7 Metres North-West of Tower of Church of St Mary., Bradford Abbas

Description: Churchyard Cross 7 Metres North-West of Tower of Church of St Mary.

Grade: I
Date Listed: 31 July 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 105547

OS Grid Reference: ST5872214290
OS Grid Coordinates: 358722, 114290
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9266, -2.5887

Location: Higher Westbury, Bradford Abbas, Dorset DT9 6RF

Locality: Bradford Abbas
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 6RF

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There is also a scheduled monument, Medieval Standing Cross 6m North West of the West Front of St Mary's Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

(North side)
11/6 Churchyard Cross
7 metres north-west
31.7.61 of tower of Church
of St Mary.
Churchyard cross. Late C15. Ham stone. Two high-stepped octagonal plinths
with moulded edges. Octagonal pedestal with panelled angle-piers, moulded
edge and quatrefoiled panels in four main faces, enclosing shields, patera
and angel with scroll. Octagonal tapering shaft with weathered figures on
the east and west faces of the Virgin and Child, and a man (? St John the
Baptist), on brackets with trefoiled canopies, dowel-holes on north and south
faces with remains of canopy on south face.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.33(2), col.1) (sch. Monument. DORSET 157)

Listing NGR: ST5872214290

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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