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Latitude: 51.3706 / 51°22'14"N
Longitude: -2.8097 / 2°48'34"W
OS Eastings: 343732
OS Northings: 163818
OS Grid: ST437638
Mapcode National: GBR JF.SXN1
Mapcode Global: VH7CG.7TZ4
Entry Name: Village Cross
Listing Date: 9 February 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1158002
English Heritage Legacy ID: 33963
Location: Congresbury, North Somerset, BS49
County: North Somerset
Civil Parish: Congresbury
Built-Up Area: Congresbury
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST 46 SW
Village Cross. C15 with C19 shaft finial. Limestone. Octagonal on plan with
4 tiers of steps (formerly 6 - two are buried by the raising of the road level) up
to square socket which has broached shoulders. Shaft square on plan also has
broached shoulders and is 3 metres high. C19 finial to shaft apex with block
base and ball. The whole structure is 6 metres high and forms an important
visual element at the head of Broad Street opposite the Ship and Castle Inn (q.v.).
The cross is a scheduled ancient monument, Avon No. 111. (Charles Pooley, The
Old Stone Crosses of Somerset, 1877).
Listing NGR: ST4373263818
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