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Churchyard Cross Base, 20 Metres South West of Church of St Ethelbert, Hessett

Description: Churchyard Cross Base, 20 Metres South West of Church of St Ethelbert

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281174

OS Grid Reference: TL9365761817
OS Grid Coordinates: 593657, 261817
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2205, 0.8337

Location: The Street, Hessett, Suffolk IP30 9AX

Locality: Hessett
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 9AX

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Listing Text


4/71 Churchyard cross-base,
- 20m south-west of Church
of St. Ethelbert


Cross-base and lower part of shaft, probably C15. Limestone. Octagonal base
of about 0.8m across, the upper part with deep chamfer and the lower part
reducing to square plan by means of heavy chamfer stops at ground level.
Oblong tapering shaft with inset moulded pilasters at each corner. On two
sides are slots for horizontal members. About 1.5m above ground level the
shaft becomes badly damaged, and has been broken off in antiquity.

Listing NGR: TL9365761817

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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