Description: Churchyard Cross in Churchyard of Church of St Catherine
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
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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ST4024 DRAYTON CP CHURCH STREET (North side)
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
Listing NGR: ST4051824758
Source: English Heritage
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