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Churchyard Cross 3 Metres North of North Aisle of Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rampisham, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8178 / 50°49'4"N

Longitude: -2.6237 / 2°37'25"W

OS Eastings: 356159

OS Northings: 102217

OS Grid: ST561022

Mapcode National: GBR MP.XWMG

Mapcode Global: FRA 56DX.TZY

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross 3 Metres North of North Aisle of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 19 November 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119421

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105467

Location: Rampisham, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Rampisham

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Rampisham St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


3/142 Churchyard Cross
3 metres north of
north aisle of Church
of St Michael


Churchyard Cross. Late C15. Stone. Square base of cross-shaft set
on an octagonal pedestal with angular projections forming a
square, inscribed plinth and 2 octagonal steps. Each face of
pedestal is panelled and contains figure-subjects thus: north-
west, The Martyrdom of St Thomas of Canterbury. North-east:
a martyrdom or Entombment, seated figures of a king and a monk
on side-piers; south-east, figure subject with 2 carved standing-
figures and one kneeling figure; south-west, 2 crowned figures
at table, small figure in front. On splayed plinth, black-
letter inscription in relief: "Thu Xpe Rli Dei misere mei Et
sic dicit Porter in nomine Ihu (fieri fecit?) I (draton?)".

(RCHM Dorset I, p191(2))

Listing NGR: ST5615902217

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