Description: St Leonards Cross Situated Approximately 22 Metres to South East of Church of St Leonard
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335546
OS Grid Reference: SK4671695475
OS Grid Coordinates: 446716, 395475
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4540, -1.2980
SK49NE THRYBERGH DONCASTER ROAD
(west side, off)
6/37 St. Leonard's Cross
22 metres to south-east
of Church of St. Leonard
Cross shaft. Probably late C12-early C13, resited C20. Magnesian
limestone, now set in sandstone plinth. Approximately 1.3 metres
high and 33cm by 24cm at the base. West face carved in relief has,
at its base, a figure holding an open book beneath a pointed arch.
Above, a crudely carved animal and the legs of another figure now
truncated by the irregularly broken top. Rear: acanthus foliage
to each side of a central shaft. Left return: ring twist with pellets.
Right return: acanthus foliage in an irregular scroll.
P. F. Ryder, Saxon Churches in South Yorkshire, County Archaeology
Monograph No 2, 1982, pp120-121.
Listing NGR: SK4671695475
Source: English Heritage
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