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Churchyard Cross, in the Churchyard About 9 Metres South of South Aisle, Church of St Nicholas

A Grade I Listed Building in West Pennard, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1418 / 51°8'30"N

Longitude: -2.6414 / 2°38'28"W

OS Eastings: 355228

OS Northings: 138251

OS Grid: ST552382

Mapcode National: GBR MN.8BMH

Mapcode Global: VH8B5.5KGL

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross, in the Churchyard About 9 Metres South of South Aisle, Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 17 October 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267678

Location: West Pennard, Mendip, Somerset, BA6

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: West Pennard

Built-Up Area: West Pennard

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


7/205 Churchyard cross, in the
churchyard about 9 metres south
of south aisle, Church of St



Churchyard cross. Circa 1493-1524 by Abbot Richard Beere of Glastonbury. Dressed stone. Calvary of 4 octagonal steps,
that at the base benched. The socket with a shaft on each corner; on the 4 sides sculptured reliefs of The Emblems of
the Crucificion, also to north side raised letters:- "RB". Square tapering shaft, with a lesser shaft inset to each
corner. Crowned by the remains of an octagonal abacus incorporating 4 angels. (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, l877.)

Listing NGR: ST5522938251

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