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Churchyard Cross in Churchyard of Church of St Catherine

A Grade II* Listed Building in Drayton, Langport, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0191 / 51°1'8"N

Longitude: -2.8494 / 2°50'57"W

OS Eastings: 340518

OS Northings: 124760

OS Grid: ST405247

Mapcode National: GBR MC.J5Y0

Mapcode Global: FRA 46XF.9R3

Plus Code: 9C3V2592+M6

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross in Churchyard of Church of St Catherine

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236539

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264340

Location: Drayton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Drayton

Built-Up Area: Drayton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


7/20 Churchyard Cross in churchyard of
Church of St. Catherine



Churchyard cross. C15, recut and altered C17. Dressed stone. Base of 3 octagonal steps with dripmoulds, massive square
socket with broaches and an octagonal upper bed; tapering shaft, square on plan, capped by a ball finial, cut down from
its original height, south face enriched with a sculpture of St Michael with sword and shield in the act of vanquishing
the Dragon. The figure stands under a canopied niche upon a bracket, which is supported by 2 small carved figures of
priests in canonicals. (Pooley C, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877; Pevsner N, Buildings of England, South and West
Somerset, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST4051824758

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