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Churchyard Cross and Base About 20 Yards South of Chancel of Putley Parish Church, Putley

Description: Churchyard Cross and Base About 20 Yards South of Chancel of Putley Parish Church

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 152829

OS Grid Reference: SO6461337593
OS Grid Coordinates: 364613, 237593
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0356, -2.5173

Location: Putley, County of Herefordshire HR8 2QP

Locality: Putley
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 2QP

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There is also a scheduled monument, Putley Churchyard Cross, 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.

Listing Text

SO 63 NW

4/164 Churchyard cross and
base about 20 yards south
of Chancel of Putley Parish
6.3.67 Church (formerly listed as
Parish Church Churchyard Cross)


Churchyard cross with base and shaft. Possibly C14 with shaft restored and
shortened. Dressed sandstone. Octagonal base on three steps has ogee-
headed niche on west side and pyramidical stops bringing it to square plan
at the bottom. Base of shaft also has pyramidical stops. Head has figures
facing towards cardinal points viz Crucifixion to west; St Andrew to north,
Virgin and Child to east, and a bishop to the south. An important church-
yard cross in view of its surviving medieval figure sculpture (RCHM Vol II,
p 156).

Listing NGR: SO6461337593

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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