Description: Village Cross
Date Listed: 30 October 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 194457
OS Grid Reference: TF1581709486
OS Grid Coordinates: 515817, 309486
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6707, -0.2886
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Village Cross and Lock-Up, Deeping St James, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
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TF 1409-1509 DEEPING ST. JAMES EASTGATE
14/74 Village Cross
Cross converted to lock up. C15, converted 1819. Squared
limestone rubble, ashlar. Square on plan with double stepped
plinth. On north side is a panelled and barred door with plain
ashlar lintel. Above is a coped offset to sides of cross base
enriched with cusped 6 lank panels and shields with stepped angle
buttresses between which are embattled friezes, that to north
inscribed 1819. Above is a pyramidal stone roof crowned by reset
fragment of a crocketed nodding ogee canopy. Interior has 3
semi-circular recessed and semi-domed seats, with attached
chains. Scheduled Ancient Monument No. 69.
Listing NGR: TF1581709486
Source: English Heritage
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