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Name:Churchyard Cross, St Mary's Churchyard, Tetford
HER Number:42631
Type of record:Monument

Summary

The base and lower part of a medieval limestone cross.

Grid Reference:TF 334 747
Map Sheet:TF37SW
Parish:TETFORD, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

In the churchyard of St Mary's church, Tetford are the remains (base and shaft) of a churchyard cross which stand 1.2m high. {1}{2}{3}

The monument includes the base and lower part of a medieval limestone cross, located to the south-east of the south porch. For a full description see scheduling document 22711. There is a 1m boundary around the archaeological features, considered to be essential for the support and preservation of the monument. The gravestone on the north-east side of the cross, where it lies within the protected area, is excluded from the scheduling. {4}

Photographs of the cross show that there is a shield bearing the arms of the Thimbleby family. {5}

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. {6}


<1> SMR FILE, TF 37 SW:DJ - (Index). SLI3325.

<2> OS CARD INDEX, TF 37 SW:18,1964, HARPER F R (Index). SLI2786.

<3> Nikolaus Pevsner and John Harris, with Nicholas Antram, 1989, Buildings of England: Lincolnshire (Second Edition), P752 (Bibliographic Reference). SLI1062.

<4> ENGLISH HERITAGE, 1996, SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 22711, MPP 22 (Scheduling Record). SLI4400.

<5> Jeffery, Barry, 2004, Photographs of Tetford churchyard cross, - (Photograph). SLI9457.

<6> Department of the Environment, 1987, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest (Index). SLI7677.

Monument Types

  • CROSS (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Events

  • Site visit to St Mary's church and churchyard, Tetford

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<1>Index: SMR FILE. TETFORD. TF 37 SW:DJ -.
<2>Index: OS CARD INDEX. TETFORD. TF 37 SW:18,1964, HARPER F R.
<3>Bibliographic Reference: Nikolaus Pevsner and John Harris, with Nicholas Antram. 1989. Buildings of England: Lincolnshire (Second Edition). P752.
<4>Scheduling Record: ENGLISH HERITAGE. 1996. SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 22711. MPP 22.
<5>Photograph: Jeffery, Barry. 2004. Photographs of Tetford churchyard cross. -.
<6>Index: Department of the Environment. 1987. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.