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Village Cross

A Grade II* Listed Building in Congresbury, North Somerset

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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

Grade: II*

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

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Listing Text

ST 46 SW


Village Cross


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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