Cross in All Saints Churchyard

West Midlands

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Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

District Council

Walsall

County Council (Unitary)

Walsall

Parish

Walsall

Parliamentary Constituency

Walsall North

Grid Reference

SJ997997 (399745, 301891)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.6144, -2.00377

Nearest Postcode

WS3 2QW

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Notes

The foundations, socket stone, shaft, knop and ball finial of a standing cross of red sandstone, located in the churchyard of All Saints Church, 8 metres south of the south porch of the church. The cross, which is Listed Grade II, is of stepped form and principally medieval in date with some later additions. The two steps are square in plan, with the bottom step measuring 2.33 metres wide, and at least 0.23 metres high. It is partially bonded to the foundations with mortar. The top measures 1.64 metres wide, and is at least 0.23 metres high. The socket stone measures 0.97 metres wide, and is at least 0.42 metres high. The sqaured end of the shaft is morticed into the socket. The shaft rises through chamfered corners to a tapering octagonal section. The knop and ball finial head are early 20th century additions. The full height of the cross is over 3 metres. Scheduled.

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