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Village Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Shillingstone, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9011 / 50°54'3"N

Longitude: -2.2509 / 2°15'3"W

OS Eastings: 382454

OS Northings: 111318

OS Grid: ST824113

Mapcode National: GBR 1YS.FR8

Mapcode Global: FRA 665Q.GWW

Entry Name: Village Cross

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324659

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103341

Location: Shillingstone, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Shillingstone

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Shillingstone Holy Rood

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SHILLINGSTONE
ST 8211 THE CROSS

9/65 Village Cross
4-10-60
GV II

Village cross; steps, plinth and pedestal C15, shaft and cross-head dated
1891 Ashlar. Square 2 step base, lower step with recessed fascia and chamfered
nosing. Above is a chamfered square plinth on which rests an octagonal shaft-
pedestal with broach stops between which are traces of carving. Shaft has
corner standards. Head has crocketted finials and niches with a carved crucifixion
and other biblical scenes. Scheduled as an ancient monument (Dorset no. 266).
(RCHM, Dorset, vol.III, p.240, no.2.)


Listing NGR: ST8245411318

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