Cross in All Saints Churchyard
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Lincolnshire County Council
West Lindsey District Council
OV065065 (506495, 389294)
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The base, comprising two steps and a socket stone, the shaft and head, of a Grade II Listed standing stone cross. The cross is located in the churchyard of All Saints Church to the south east of the south porch. The cross is medieval in origin with 19th century additions, all of limestone. The cross stands on an artificially raised mound, 4.5 metres in diameter and 0.3 metres high. The base of the cross is medieval in date and includes two steps of circular plan. Resting on the top step is the socket stone, a single block of rectangular section with a chamfered upper edge. Fixed into the socket stone is the shaft, rectangular in section at the base and rising above moulded and chamfered corners in tapering octagonal section. The lower part of the shaft, which is 0.48 metres high, is medieval in date while the upper part is a 19th century restoration. Integral with the upper part of the shaft is the cross head, also 19th century in date, which takes the form of a Latin cross with chamfered edges. The full height of the cross is 3 metres. Scheduled.
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