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Churchyard Cross Approximately 12 Metres North of Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Somerton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9541 / 51°57'14"N

Longitude: -1.2781 / 1°16'41"W

OS Eastings: 449704

OS Northings: 228646

OS Grid: SP497286

Mapcode National: GBR 7V8.FP6

Mapcode Global: VHCWV.S4NT

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross Approximately 12 Metres North of Church of St James

Listing Date: 26 February 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225734

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422196

Location: Somerton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Somerton

Built-Up Area: Somerton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Somerton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SOMERTON CHURCH STREET
SP42NE (South side)
2/80 Churchyard cross approx. 12m N
of Church of St James
GV I

Churchyard cross. Medieval. Marlstone and limestone. Octagonal limestone shaft,
approximately 1.5 metres high, rises from a square base, standing on a square
4-step marlstone plinth, the lowest step of which has a deep chamfered nosing.
The head of the cross has almost indecipherable carvings on all 4 faces, and the
top corners of the base are carved with heads.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p768)


Listing NGR: SP4970428645

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