Cross in Ashow Churchyard

Description of this historic site

The remains of a Medieval sandstone cross. The two tier base, octagonal socket stone and some of the shaft are original. The rest of the shaft of unweathered sandstone has been restored. It is in the churchyard of St Mary's south of the church at Ashow.

Notes about this historic site

1 Octagonal socket stone with chamfered top, in which rests a short octagonal shaft, the whole resting on two steps. Top portion of the shaft is modern and originally contained a modern head, which was destroyed by vandals earlier this century.
2 In the churchyard, a little S of the chancel.
3 The weathered sandstone cross is as described. The first 0.7 m of the octagonal shaft is original. The remaining 0.5m restoration in unweathered sandstone.

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