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Latitude: 50.9102 / 50°54'36"N
Longitude: -2.8267 / 2°49'36"W
OS Eastings: 341971
OS Northings: 112623
OS Grid: ST419126
Mapcode National: GBR MD.QZNG
Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZP.LLJ
Entry Name: The Village Cross
Listing Date: 4 February 1958
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1056096
English Heritage Legacy ID: 262333
Location: Hinton St. George, South Somerset, Somerset, TA17
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Hinton St. George
Built-Up Area: Hinton St George
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Hinton St George with Dinnington
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
ST4112 HINTON ST GEORGE CP WEST STREET (North side)
7/83 The Village Cross
Village cross. Late medieval, with C18 finial. Ham stone ashlar. Octagonal base, the lowest part about 3 metres across
and average 900mm high, having chamfered plinth and chamfered coving to nosing of water-holding step of about 500mm
wide, then 2 similar steps about 600mm and 450mm high. Square plan socket base, having a chamfered plinth, in all about
750mm wide x 500mm high, the top corners either broached or prepared as bases for small pinnacles. The shaft square at
base changing to an octagon, with statue, said to be of St John the Baptist, in canopied surround applied on east face.
Finial of classical design, with Doric cap, cube for a former sundial, and a ball finial, the whole about 6 metres
high. One of the best village crosses/Tn G county, with important streetscene value, in what is probably its original
position. Scheduled Ancient Monument, (Somerset County No 432). (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877; VCH Somerset,
Vol IV, 1978, p39).
Listing NGR: ST4197112623
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