Cross in Sherbourne Churchyard

Cross in Sherbourne Churchyard | Warwickshire County Council
Cross in Sherbourne Churchyard
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Description of this historic site

The remains of a Medieval cross. The base, socket stone, and part of the shaft survive. It stands north of the church in the churchyard of All Saints, Sherbourne.

Notes about this historic site

1 In the churchyard, N of the chancel, is the octagonal base of a 14th or 15th century cross retaining the remains of the moulded shaft, now 1.48m high.
2 Octagonal socket stone with short square shaft with corners chamfered. Socket stone appears to have had carving. No steps.
3 To the N of the church, instead of the S which is more normal in these parts. The head and arms are missing, but the probable date is 14th century.
5 Late 14th or early 15th century.
6 Descriptive text.
7 Photographed in 1979.

8 A 1 year Section 17 Management Agreement was taken up on 1st April 2011 for the care and maintenance of this monument by Sherbourne Parochial Church Council.

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