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Churchyard Cross in Churchyard of Church of St Catherine, Drayton

Description: Churchyard Cross in Churchyard of Church of St Catherine

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 264340

OS Grid Reference: ST4051824760
OS Grid Coordinates: 340518, 124760
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0191, -2.8494

Location: Church Street, Drayton, Somerset TA10 0JT

Locality: Drayton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA10 0JT

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There is also a scheduled monument, Cross in St Catherine's Churchyard, 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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Listing Text


7/20 Churchyard Cross in churchyard of
Church of St. Catherine



Churchyard cross. C15, recut and altered C17. Dressed stone. Base of 3 octagonal steps with dripmoulds, massive square
socket with broaches and an octagonal upper bed; tapering shaft, square on plan, capped by a ball finial, cut down from
its original height, south face enriched with a sculpture of St Michael with sword and shield in the act of vanquishing
the Dragon. The figure stands under a canopied niche upon a bracket, which is supported by 2 small carved figures of
priests in canonicals. (Pooley C, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877; Pevsner N, Buildings of England, South and West
Somerset, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST4051824758

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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