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Cross in Churchyard, Church of St James the Great Cross in St James Churchyard, Fitzhead

Description: Cross in Churchyard, Church of St James the Great Cross in St James Churchyard

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 270312

OS Grid Reference: ST1197228374
OS Grid Coordinates: 311972, 128374
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0480, -3.2571

Location: Church Road, Fitzhead, Somerset TA4 3JU

Locality: Fitzhead
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 3JU

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There is also a scheduled monument, Cross in St James' 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


6/101 Cross in Churchyard, Church of St
James the Great
(formerly listed as Cross in St
James Churchyard)

Cross. C14, restored 1908. Grey sandstone, octagonal plan, two steps, socket with bold convex broaches, square tapering
shaft with chamfered edges moulded as finials. Sculptured figure in niche on East side. Abrupt juntion with restoration
of 1908. Shaft continued with lantern top: East face, Virgin and Child; Nest face, Crucifiction; North St James the
Great and South a Bishop. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No. 3I4), (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset,

Listing NGR: ST1197228374

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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