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Remains of Churchyard Cross in Churchyard About 7 Metres South of Porch Church of St George, Ruishton

Description: Remains of Churchyard Cross in Churchyard About 7 Metres South of Porch Church of St George

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 270892

OS Grid Reference: ST2636425099
OS Grid Coordinates: 326364, 125099
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0205, -3.0512

Location: Drake's Close, Ruishton, Somerset TA3 5LL

Locality: Ruishton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 5LL

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Listing Text


1/101 Remains of churchyard cross in
churchyard, about 7 m south of
porch, Church of St George
(formerly listed as Churchyard


Remains of churchyard cross. Early C15, restored C18. Possibly Ham stone. Socket and base of shaft set on 2 later
square steps forming the calvary, octagonal socket with sunk panels of sculpture much eroded, south side possibly
representing the Virgin with deposed body of Christ, square angle shafts in corners with caps and bases, south west
shaft damaged; square shaft with angles worked to a fillet, broken just above a bracket supported on a face. (Pooley,
Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST2636425099

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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