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Churchyard Cross in Churchyard of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Caynham, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3556 / 52°21'20"N

Longitude: -2.6565 / 2°39'23"W

OS Eastings: 355386

OS Northings: 273265

OS Grid: SO553732

Mapcode National: GBR BN.SNPL

Mapcode Global: VH84B.W2Z0

Plus Code: 9C4V984V+7C

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross in Churchyard of St Mary

Listing Date: 12 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383696

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484128

Also known as: Standing cross in Caynham churchyard

ID on this website: 101383696

Location: St Mary's Church, Caynham, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Caynham

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Caynham

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

Tagged with: Churchyard cross

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SO57SE Churchyard Cross in churchyard of St
482-1/10/108 Mary


Churchyard cross. Medieval, probably C14. Ashlar. 2.4 metres
tapering square-section cross shaft on a stone base resting on
3 stone steps. Cross shaft with vestigial crocket decoration
along the angles. Head missing. Base has carved panels to east
and west sides, with carved corners, surmounted by cable
moulding. East panel has a shield supported by an angel
showing the passion nails. West side has a cusped arched
central niche with small niches each side. Corners have much
eroded figurative carvings, reputed to be the 4 Evangelists.
Top step original. Bottom 2 steps restored.

Listing NGR: SO5538673265

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