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Name:Churchyard cross in St Oswald's churchyard, Howell
HER Number:60383
Type of record:Monument

Summary

Churchyard cross in St Oswald's churchyard, Howell

Grid Reference:TF 135 462
Map Sheet:TF14NW
Parish:ASGARBY AND HOWELL, NORTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

PRN 60683
The remains of a medieval churchyard cross at Howell are comprised of 5 feet of polygonal shaft on two steps, one of which is below ground. An inscription to John Spencer, rector in 1424-48, is around the base of the shaft. The inscription was reported indecipherable in 1965. {1}{2}{3}
The cross shaft is 15th century. There is a full description in the revised Scheduling document 22635. {4}
The step above ground is 4 feet 1 inch square. {5}
15th century limestone 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. {6}


<1> Ordnance Survey, Asgarby and Howell O.S. cards, TF 14 NW: 8 (Index). SLI2359.

<2> Lincolnshire County Council, Sites and Monuments Record Card Index, TF 14 NW: D (Index). SLI2881.

<3> Nikolaus Pevsner and John Harris, with Nicholas Antram, 1989, Buildings of England: Lincolnshire (Second Edition), 2nd Rev Edn p401 (Bibliographic Reference). SLI1062.

<4> ENGLISH HERITAGE, 1994, SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 22635, MPP 22 (Scheduling Record). SLI4363.

<5> 1912, LINCOLNSHIRE NOTES AND QUERIES, 12: P.142 (Serial). SLI3867.

<6> Department of the Environment, 1988, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, 3/11; 14.004 (Index). SLI5605.

Monument Types

  • CROSS (Medieval - 1400 AD to 1539 AD?)

Associated Events

  • Site visit to the churchyard cross at St Oswald's, Howell
  • Site visit to the churchyard cross at St Oswald's church, Howell, 1965

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<1>Index: Ordnance Survey. Asgarby and Howell O.S. cards. ASGARBY AND HOWELL. TF 14 NW: 8.
<2>Index: Lincolnshire County Council. Sites and Monuments Record Card Index. TF 14 NW: D.
<3>Bibliographic Reference: Nikolaus Pevsner and John Harris, with Nicholas Antram. 1989. Buildings of England: Lincolnshire (Second Edition). 2nd Rev Edn p401.
<4>Scheduling Record: ENGLISH HERITAGE. 1994. SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 22635. MPP 22.
<5>Serial: 1912. LINCOLNSHIRE NOTES AND QUERIES. 12: P.142.
<6>Index: Department of the Environment. 1988. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 3/11; 14.004.

Related records

62258Related to: St Oswald's church and churchyard, Howell (Building)