Churchyard Cross in St Andrew's Churchyard, Pound Green

Suffolk

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Cross
Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Suffolk County Council

District Council

St Edmundsbury Borough Council

Parish

Brockley

Parliamentary Constituency

South Suffolk

Grid Reference

OV827827 (582744, 255525)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.1673, 0.672412

Nearest Postcode

IP29 4AQ

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Notes

The remains of a medieval cross, standing in St Andrews churchyard. Listed and scheduled.

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User-Submitted Notes

Sorry dont know about the monument but would be very interested once something is known as my husbands grt grt grandfather was the Rector of St Andrews, Brockley for about 25 years being John Alexander DRAKE. I have been searching fruitlessly for several years for any other living descendants of the Drake family as there were 13 children. Our line is from Armine Drake who emigrated to New Zealand in 1899 along with his brother John Furley Drake. To my knowledge there are only 5 male Drakes from this line living today and we have 3 of them!
I am also after any reference to the Drake family within the St Andrews Church and the Rectory in which they resided. Can you tell me if the Rectory is to the right of the church???
Thank you very much

Louise Drake, 18 March 2011

ref the drake will see what i can find
but the rectory
is on the the b1066 road about a half mile from the church
back to bury stedmund s was burnt down and rebuilt
now is owned by a private family

so if you look on google map and go to street veiw
find church back to main road go north to bury st emunds
house on right passed coes farm set back in trees with a pond in front
regards vic hill

vic hill, 27 March 2012

ref the base of a cross

it is on the right of the church footpath that goes out via a hedge and at one time goes over the cricket pitch and would come out near the bridge this is on the east side hedge .

also it is the remains of a tudor cross ,when they held sway in the village
inf from a leaflet from 1935
a;so the door handle of the main door has lizards on poss 3 sign of good health
regards vic hill brockley

vic hill, 28 March 2012

There should be some sort of monument or acknowledgment to the Drake family who were Reverend John Alexander Drake of Brockley St Andrews for about 30 years from 1865 to 1890. They resided at the rectory and i have no photos of them at all - very strange. 13 children and not one photo. I would love to visit one day, to see and touch and walk in the church my great grandfather was baptised in ................

Louise Drake, 10 July 2015

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