MSO7734 - Medieval cross in St Beuno's Churchyard (Building)

Summary

The remains of a 14th or 15th Century churchyard cross outside the south porch of Culbone Church were restored in 1966, when the octagonal shaft surmounted by a cross was added.

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(SS 84214820) Cross (NR) (Remains of) (NAT) [1] Remains of a 14th Century cross opposite the south porch of Culbone church. The octagonal steps, formerly four in number, but now reduced to two, support a visibly ornamented socket with deep broaches, and a sunk quatrefoil on each face. It is 14th Century. [2] The cross is as described. See GP AO/65/137/7 [3] Churchyard Cross. Octagonal socket with sunk quatrefoils on base of 2 octagonal steps. Shaft missing. (Ungraded). (4) SS84NW DARE CP CULBONE 2/29 Churchyard cross about 3 metres south east of porch, Culbone Church GV II* Churchyard cross. C15, restored 1966. Red sandstone and Ham stone. Two stage calvary lower stage with moulded plinth, remains of nosing to upper stage, square socket with moulded plinth broached corners and sunk quatrefoil panels; the octagonal shaft surmounted by cross was added in 1966. [5] The building was visited in June 2013 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 5A. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1896. County Series, First Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1904.
  • <2> Monograph: Pooley, C.. 1877. An historical and descriptive account of the old stone crosses of Somerset. 89.
  • <3> Unpublished document: PALMER, JP. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, 12 July 1965.
  • <4> Index: Department of the Environment. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest . Williton RD Devon (March 1962) 52.
  • <5> Index: Department of the Environment. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest . West Somer Dist (Exford et al) (2 January 1986) 16.
  • <6> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.

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Location

Grid reference SS 8420 4821 (point) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS84NW
Civil Parish OARE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (5A): 1076/2/29
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10662
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12032
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 NW1
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 35878
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31153
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34855

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Mar 10 2021 5:11PM

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