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Churchyard Cross, in the Churchyard About 9 Metres South of South Aisle, Church of St Nicholas, West Pennard

Description: Churchyard Cross, in the Churchyard About 9 Metres South of South Aisle, Church of St Nicholas

Grade: I
Date Listed: 17 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 267678

OS Grid Reference: ST5522838251
OS Grid Coordinates: 355228, 138251
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1418, -2.6414

Location: Church Lane, West Pennard, Somerset BA6 8NT

Locality: West Pennard
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA6 8NT

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Listing Text


7/205 Churchyard cross, in the
churchyard about 9 metres south
of south aisle, Church of St



Churchyard cross. Circa 1493-1524 by Abbot Richard Beere of Glastonbury. Dressed stone. Calvary of 4 octagonal steps,
that at the base benched. The socket with a shaft on each corner; on the 4 sides sculptured reliefs of The Emblems of
the Crucificion, also to north side raised letters:- "RB". Square tapering shaft, with a lesser shaft inset to each
corner. Crowned by the remains of an octagonal abacus incorporating 4 angels. (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, l877.)

Listing NGR: ST5522938251

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Source: English Heritage

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