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Base of Cross at Junction with B3151, Compton Dundon

Description: Base of Cross at Junction with B3151

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 262865

OS Grid Reference: ST4893632889
OS Grid Coordinates: 348936, 132889
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0930, -2.7305

Location: B3151, Compton Dundon, Somerset TA11 6PS

Locality: Compton Dundon
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 6PS

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Listing Text


1/60 Base of Cross at junction with


- II

Base of Wayside Cross. Probably C14. Ham stone. Two C20 circular stone steps of 2 metres and 1.5 metres diameter, both
300mm high, replacing four earlier steps; fragment of a circular top step survives, about 1 metre diameter and 175mm
high, above is the socket, about 700mm square by 250mm high, the corners deeply broached: only about 300mm of shaft
survives, the remainder destroyed 'by some people in a drunken frolic' some time before 1877 (Pooley, Old Crosses of
Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST4893632889

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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