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Wayside Cross at Ngr Sp 29082329

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sarsden, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9073 / 51°54'26"N

Longitude: -1.5786 / 1°34'42"W

OS Eastings: 429087

OS Northings: 223282

OS Grid: SP290232

Mapcode National: GBR 5RS.9QZ

Mapcode Global: VHBZF.LBB5

Plus Code: 9C3WWC4C+WH

Entry Name: Wayside Cross at Ngr Sp 29082329

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Last Amended: 15 May 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254090

Location: Sarsden, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Sarsden

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Churchill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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7/195 Wayside cross at N.G.R. SP2908
27.8.57 (Formerly listed as Cross)


Not shown on O.S. map.
Wayside cross. Apparently early to mid-C14 but possibly early C19 reusing
medieval stonework. Limestone. Short octagonal shaft with gabled canopy having
small circular socket to top on octagonal plinth with blind cinquefoil-headed
panel to each side. Base of 6 wide steps forming irregular octagon. The cross is
not marked on detailed estate maps of the area made in 1788 and 1795 nor do the
accompanying terriers give any indication of its existence through field names.
The cross was drawn by J.C, Buckler in 1825, the year in which most of the old
church at Churchill (q.v.) was demolished, and it is possible that fragments
from there were used to make up the cross.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p753; B.J. Marples: The Medieval Crosses of
Oxfordshire: Oxoneinsia 38 (1973), pp.302, 303, 308; Bodleian Library, Oxford:
MS.Top.0xon.a.68 No.453; Oxfordshire County Record Office, estate maps)

Listing NGR: SP2908723282

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