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CHURCHYARD CROSS, ST MARGARET'S CHURCH, SOMERSBY



Reference Name MLI42393

Name:
CHURCHYARD CROSS, ST MARGARET'S CHURCH, SOMERSBY

Summary:
CHURCHYARD CROSS, ST MARGARET'S CHURCH

Location:
SOMERSBY, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
In St Margaret's churchyard is a complete Perpendicular cross, including the castellated knop at the top of the shaft and the carvings of the Crucifixus and the Virgin on the head. {1}{2}{3}{4}

The cross stands on the edge of a raised area of the churchyard which is cut away on the south and east by churchyard paths. On these sides the cross foundation is visible; it is constructed of stone and concrete, which is principally modern in date. On the south face of the cross-head is carved a representation of the Crucifixion, and on the north face is the figure of the Virgin Mary. For full detail see the scheduling document 22700. {5}

Sources:
1 Index: SMR FILE. SOMERSBY. TF 37 SW:DH -
2 Index: OS CARD INDEX. SOMERSBY. TF 37 SW:29,1964, HARPER F R
3 Bibliographic Reference: Pevsner, N. and Harris, J., with Antram, N.. 1989. Buildings of England (Second Edition). Lincolnshire. P659
4 Photograph: WISE, J.M.. 1992. PARISH FILE. SOMERSBY. -
5 Scheduling Record: ENGLISH HERITAGE. 1996. SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 22700. MPP 22

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