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St Leonards Cross Situated Approximately 22 Metres to South East of Church of St Leonard

A Grade II Listed Building in Rotherham, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.454 / 53°27'14"N

Longitude: -1.2978 / 1°17'51"W

OS Eastings: 446729

OS Northings: 395474

OS Grid: SK467954

Mapcode National: GBR MXCH.TK

Mapcode Global: WHDDD.1F9Z

Entry Name: St Leonards Cross Situated Approximately 22 Metres to South East of Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 21 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335546

Location: Thrybergh, Rotherham, S65

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Thrybergh

Built-Up Area: Rotherham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thrybergh St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SK49NE THRYBERGH DONCASTER ROAD
(west side, off)

6/37 St. Leonard's Cross
situated approximately
22 metres to south-east
of Church of St. Leonard

GV II


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: SK4672995474

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