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Description: Churchyard Cross 7 Metres North-West of Tower of Church of St Mary.
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
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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ST 5814-5914 CHURCH STREET
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
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Source: English Heritage
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