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Churchyard Cross in Churchyard, 3 Metres South of Chancel, Church of All Saints, Monksilver

Description: Churchyard Cross in Churchyard, 3 Metres South of Chancel, Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 264775

OS Grid Reference: ST0729037426
OS Grid Coordinates: 307290, 137426
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1286, -3.3262

Location: B3188, Monksilver, Somerset TA4 4JB

Locality: Monksilver
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 4JB

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Listing Text


5/18 Churchyard Cross in churchyard, 3
metres South of Chancel,Church of
All Saints



Churchyard cross. Dated 1863. By J Seymour of Taunton. Conglomerate sandstone and red sandstone. 2 stage square calvary
of red sandstone, square plinth with broaches and 4 figures representing the Evangelists, octagonal tapering shaft
surmounted by Celtic cross with ornamented abacus. Inscribed on West front to William Francis Chilcott, died 1863, and
Alison his wife. Inscription on East front illegible, name of Mason in North-West corner, J Seymour of Taunton. W F
Chilcott was vicar of the Church of All Saints (qv), 1843-63. A lively example of a mid-Victorian churchyard cross.
Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877 refers to it appreciatively and to the remains of the C14 cross that it

Listing NGR: ST0729037426

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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