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CHURCHYARD CROSS IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCHYARD CROSS IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE

List entry Number: 1236539

Location

CHURCHYARD CROSS IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE, CHURCH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Drayton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264340

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST4024 DRAYTON CP CHURCH STREET (North side)

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

17.4.59

GV II*

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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South and West Somerset, (1958)
Pooley, C, An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Old Stone Crosses of Somerset, (1877)

National Grid Reference: ST 40518 24760

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