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Remains of Churchyard Cross in Churchyard About 7 Metres South of Porch Church of St George

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ruishton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0205 / 51°1'13"N

Longitude: -3.0512 / 3°3'4"W

OS Eastings: 326364

OS Northings: 125099

OS Grid: ST263250

Mapcode National: GBR M3.HWB9

Mapcode Global: FRA 46HF.33V

Entry Name: Remains of Churchyard Cross in Churchyard About 7 Metres South of Porch Church of St George

Listing Date: 25 February 1955

Last Amended: 21 February 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060396

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270892

Location: Ruishton, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Ruishton

Built-Up Area: Ruishton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


1/101 Remains of churchyard cross in
churchyard, about 7 m south of
porch, Church of St George
(formerly listed as Churchyard


Remains of churchyard cross. Early C15, restored C18. Possibly Ham stone. Socket and base of shaft set on 2 later
square steps forming the calvary, octagonal socket with sunk panels of sculpture much eroded, south side possibly
representing the Virgin with deposed body of Christ, square angle shafts in corners with caps and bases, south west
shaft damaged; square shaft with angles worked to a fillet, broken just above a bracket supported on a face. (Pooley,
Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST2636425099

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