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Latitude: 50.9386 / 50°56'18"N
Longitude: -2.9554 / 2°57'19"W
OS Eastings: 332963
OS Northings: 115896
OS Grid: ST329158
Mapcode National: GBR M7.P335
Mapcode Global: FRA 46PM.JFY
Entry Name: Churchyard Cross, About 5 Metres South of Nave, Church of St Aldhelm and St Eadburgha
Listing Date: 4 February 1958
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1057005
English Heritage Legacy ID: 264066
Location: Broadway, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Broadway
Built-Up Area: Horton (South Somerset)
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Broadway
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
ST3215 BROADWAY CP BROADWAY VILLAGE
11/11 Churchyard cross, about 5m south
of nave, Church of t Aldhelm and
Churchyard cross, Late Cl3-early C14, restored late C19 and cl965. Ham stone, renewed square plinth with chamfered
cornice and base, renewed square base for medieval socket broached to an octagon with square shafts at each corner,
tapering octagonal shaft with moulded fillet and crocketed niche on west face containing unidentified figure standing
on a bracket which forms a canopy for the figure below. The shaft is weatherworn and the other sides are plain. Pooley
illustrates the cross prior to restoration and described the upper figure as a man wearing "a long full robe which
reaches to the ground, but is raised to show the left foot advanced. He holds some object in each hand but of what
nature can not be made out. The lower figure is clearly that of an ecclesiastic in the garb of a pilgrim, bare-headed
with a short staff in his right hand, and a wallet hanging at his left side". Scheduled Ancient Monument, (Somerset
County No 296]. (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877).
Listing NGR: ST3296015896
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