ST2823 : Thornfalcon Village Cross

near to Thornfalcon, Somerset, Great Britain

Thornfalcon Village Cross
Thornfalcon Village Cross
This village cross is a listed building. Its listing is described thus:-
"Village cross. Late C19. Red sandstone. Two stage calvary with chamfered plinth, square socket broached to an octagon, octagonal shaft with cross. Inscribed on socket Rest/1883/1897/-; 2 sides of first stage dated 1902 and 1882, others blank, and second stage dated 1915 only. Described in the former statutory list as being C15 in origin, the cross however appears to be entirely late C19. It occupies an important position in the village. It sits at the junction of the main road through the village and the road that leads up to the church."
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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 4 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2818 2382 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:0.5556N 3:1.5048W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2815 2381
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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