ST6367 : Queen Charlton cross

taken 11 months ago, near to Queen Charlton, Bath And North East Somerset, Great Britain

Queen Charlton cross
Queen Charlton cross
The village is an old and largely unaltered example, dating from before the Domesday records. The church in the background, St Margaret's, is twelfth century, whereas the large cross is late mediaeval. It used to be on a road junction a short distance to the southwest of its present position, but appears to have been relocated here in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. The cross itself is a fairly simple Latin affair, with plain stone blocks forming a calvary and a relatively unadorned cross; whilst at the crossroads, it had a few brick courses.
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Date Taken
Friday, 22 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Sunday, 24 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 634 670 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.0829N 2:31.6426W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 634 670
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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