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Base of Cross at Junction with B3151

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton Dundon, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.093 / 51°5'34"N

Longitude: -2.7305 / 2°43'49"W

OS Eastings: 348936

OS Northings: 132889

OS Grid: ST489328

Mapcode National: GBR MK.CD19

Mapcode Global: FRA 5657.G16

Entry Name: Base of Cross at Junction with B3151

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262865

Location: Compton Dundon, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Compton Dundon

Built-Up Area: Compton Dundon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


1/60 Base of Cross at junction with


- II

Base of Wayside Cross. Probably C14. Ham stone. Two C20 circular stone steps of 2 metres and 1.5 metres diameter, both
300mm high, replacing four earlier steps; fragment of a circular top step survives, about 1 metre diameter and 175mm
high, above is the socket, about 700mm square by 250mm high, the corners deeply broached: only about 300mm of shaft
survives, the remainder destroyed 'by some people in a drunken frolic' some time before 1877 (Pooley, Old Crosses of
Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST4893632889

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