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Remains of a restored medieval cross, St Andrew's Churchyard, Little Steeping



Reference Name MLI42232

Name:
Remains of a restored medieval cross, St Andrew's Churchyard, Little Steeping

Summary:
A 15th century imestone ashlar cross.

Location:
LITTLE STEEPING, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
Although restored in the 19th century the moulded knop of the Virgin and a Saint (Andrew?) is medieval. {1}
The base and about nine feet of the shaft of the medieval churchyard cross remain. {2}
The standing stone cross is located in St Andrew's Churchyard to the south east of the south porch. The cross is medieval in date, with modern additions. On the south side of the cross is a carved representation of the crucifixion, and on the north side a figure thought to represent a saint. {3}
A 15th century imestone ashlar cross. For the full description and the legal address of this listed building please refer to the appropriate List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. {4}

Sources:
1 Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N., and Harris, J., with Antram, N.. 1989. Buildings of England (second edition). Lincolnshire. P532
2 Index: OS CARD INDEX. LITTLE STEEPING. TF 46 SW:4,1964, FEATHERSTON K J A
3 Scheduling record: ENGLISH HERITAGE. 1996. SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 22695. MPP 22
4 Index: Department of the Environment. 1987. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 3/59

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