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Cross in churchyard, Church of St James the Great

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fitzhead, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.048 / 51°2'52"N

Longitude: -3.2571 / 3°15'25"W

OS Eastings: 311972

OS Northings: 128374

OS Grid: ST119283

Mapcode National: GBR LT.GBN5

Mapcode Global: FRA 462B.T27

Entry Name: Cross in churchyard, Church of St James the Great

Listing Date: 25 January 1956

Last Amended: 4 May 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059198

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270312

Location: Fitzhead, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Fitzhead

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/101 Cross in Churchyard, Church of St
James the Great
(formerly listed as Cross in St
James Churchyard)

Cross. C14, restored 1908. Grey sandstone, octagonal plan, two steps, socket with bold convex broaches, square tapering
shaft with chamfered edges moulded as finials. Sculptured figure in niche on East side. Abrupt juntion with restoration
of 1908. Shaft continued with lantern top: East face, Virgin and Child; Nest face, Crucifiction; North St James the
Great and South a Bishop. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No. 3I4), (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset,

Listing NGR: ST1197228374

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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