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Churchyard Cross About 5 Metres South East of the Chancel of the Church of St Giles

A Grade II* Listed Building in Badger, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5938 / 52°35'37"N

Longitude: -2.3435 / 2°20'36"W

OS Eastings: 376828

OS Northings: 299616

OS Grid: SO768996

Mapcode National: GBR 07T.8BV

Mapcode Global: WH9DQ.Z269

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross About 5 Metres South East of the Chancel of the Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 26 September 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1221769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255143

Location: Badger, Shropshire, WV6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Badger

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Badger St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


7/54 Churchyard Cross about
5m south-east of the
- chancel of the Church
of St. Giles

Cross. Medieval, probably C14 or C15. Sandstone. Shaft and socket
stone. The shaft is approximately 4m high, very weathered and badly
split down the middle; at the top it broadens out for the cross head;
the square socket stone is plain with chamfered corners. The cross head,
which is said to have had a Crucifixion on one side and 2 saints on the
other, was removed in late C19 as it had become unsafe; its present
whereabouts is unknown. It is also traditionally said that the cross
once stood in the road. Cranage, Vol.111 p.174.

Listing NGR: SO7682899616

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