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Latitude: 50.9258 / 50°55'32"N
Longitude: -2.8182 / 2°49'5"W
OS Eastings: 342587
OS Northings: 114356
OS Grid: ST425143
Mapcode National: GBR MF.PV51
Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZN.HW3
Plus Code: 9C2VW5GJ+8P
Entry Name: Fragment of Cross Shaft at Base of Tree at Corner of Road Junction
Listing Date: 18 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1307490
English Heritage Legacy ID: 264128
Location: Lopen, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13
Civil Parish: Lopen
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Lopen
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
ST4214 LOPEN CP CHURCH STREET (North side)
8/46 Fragment of cross shaft at base
of tree at corner of road junction
Fragment of medieval cross shaft. Ham stone. Square plain shaft about 300mm x 300mm, 500mm high, with another fragment
of stone nearby. This cross marked the site of the Lopen Fair, first recorded by 1201, discontinued during the C19. It
was at Lopen Fair that as a young curate the later Cardinal Wolsey was put into the stocks for being drunk and
disorderly. (Hopper S, Lopen and its Church, Petherton Press, 1975; VCH, Vol III, l974).
Listing NGR: ST4258714356
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