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Name:CHURCHYARD CROSS, ST MARGARET'S CHURCH, SOMERSBY
HER Number:MLI42393
Type of record:Monument

Summary

CHURCHYARD CROSS, ST MARGARET'S CHURCH

Grid Reference:TF 343 726
Map Sheet:TF37SW
Parish:SOMERSBY, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full 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}


<1> SMR FILE, TF 37 SW:DH - (Index). SLI3270.

<2> OS CARD INDEX, TF 37 SW:29,1964, HARPER F R (Index). SLI2730.

<3> Nikolaus Pevsner and John Harris, with Nicholas Antram, 1989, Buildings of England: Lincolnshire (Second Edition), P659 (Bibliographic Reference). SLI1062.

<4> WISE, J.M., 1992, PARISH FILE, - (Photograph). SLI3852.

<5> ENGLISH HERITAGE, 1996, SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 22700, MPP 22 (Scheduling Record). SLI4392.

Monument Types

  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<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: Nikolaus Pevsner and John Harris, with Nicholas Antram. 1989. Buildings of England: Lincolnshire (Second Edition). P659.
<4>Photograph: WISE, J.M.. 1992. PARISH FILE. SOMERSBY. -.
<5>Scheduling Record: ENGLISH HERITAGE. 1996. SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 22700. MPP 22.

Related records

MLI42392Related to: St Margaret's Church, Somersby (Building)