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Description: Remains of Churchyard Cross Approximately 215 Metres to North-West of the Flags
Date Listed: 28 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 259999
OS Grid Reference: SJ5010523946
OS Grid Coordinates: 350105, 323946
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8107, -2.7417
SJ 5023-5123 BROUGHTON C.P. BROUGHTON BANK,
SJ 50105 23946 Yorton (north side)
16/6 Remains of churchyard
- cross approx. 215 metres
to north-west of
28.10.60 The Flags (formerly
listed as Ruins
of old Church of
Saint Mary, including
remains of cross)
Churchyard cross, remains of. C15. Dressed red sandstone. Octagonal
base consisting of 3 steps with socket for former shaft. The cross
base stands to the south-west of the ruins of the former church of
St. Mary (q.v.) which was abandoned and partly demolished in 1858.
A photograph in the Shropshire Libraries collection shows the cross
still with at least half of its shaft surviving. At the time of survey
(December 1986) the cross base was overgrown and largely obscured.
The Flags is not included on this list. D.H.S. Cranage, An architectural
account of the churches of Shropshire, Shrewsbury churches, pp. 852-3;
B.O.E. p.87; Shropshire Libraries, photographs collection.
Listing NGR: SJ5010523946
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Source: English Heritage
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