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Latitude: 51.1748 / 51°10'29"N
Longitude: -3.1794 / 3°10'45"W
OS Eastings: 317645
OS Northings: 142390
OS Grid: ST176423
Mapcode National: GBR LY.66B7
Mapcode Global: VH6GR.VQ0R
Entry Name: Churchyard Cross, 5 Metres South of Porch, Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 16 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308144
English Heritage Legacy ID: 265257
Location: Stringston, West Somerset, Somerset, TA5
District: West Somerset
Civil Parish: Stringston
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST14SE STRINGSTON CP
6/197 Churchyard Cross, 5 metres South
of porch, Church of St Mary
Churchyard Cross. Late C14, restored early C20. Sandstone and concrete. Two stage calvary, octagon on wide square
plinth with broached corners forming octagon and octagonal tapering shaft, broached corners and metal ties renewed with
concrete. Surmounted by abacus, richly carved with foliage, carrying a pierced head likewise very richly ornamented
and now somewhat eroded. According to Pooley, each face is embellished with a pair of trefoil headed canopied niches
divided by a mullion which on the East side is enlarged to form the Holy Rood and on the West the Virgin and child.
The North and South faces have a bishop and a knight respectively in canopied niches. A rare example of this highly
ornamental type of churchyard cross. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No. 250). (Photograph in NMR; Pooley,
Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877).
Listing NGR: ST1764542390
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