Cross in Churchyard of Shustoke Church

Description of this historic site

A churchyard cross of Medieval date is situated in the churchyard of Shustoke Church.

Notes about this historic site

1 In the churchyard is a plain square base of a cross and part of the octagonal shaft with broach stops.
2 Situated near S porch of church. Square socket stone with chamfered corners. No steps. Short round shaft, badly weathered.
3 Listed.
4 Remains consist of a portion of an octagonal (not round) shaft, 1.2m in height, set in a square socket stone. Socket stone is 0.8m square, 0.3m high, holding part of an octagonal shaft, 1.2m high, 0.3m wide. There is a scratch dial low down on the S face. The shaft, black with sooty deposits, is splitting down the E face, and the top is weathered.
5 Photograph.
6 Scheduling Information. The monument includes the socket stone and the shaft, all of sandstone. SAM No. 33144.

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