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© Mr Tony Dallimore

IoE Number: 262865
Location: BASE OF CROSS AT JUNCTION WITH B3151, COMPTON STREET (south side)
  COMPTON DUNDON, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Tony Dallimore
Date Photographed: 06 November 2002
Date listed: 17 April 1959
Date of last amendment: 17 April 1959
Grade II

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ST43SECOMPTON DUNDON CPCOMPTON STREET (south side)COMPTON1/60Base of Cross at junction withB3151

ST43SE COMPTON DUNDON CP COMPTON STREET (south side) COMPTON 1/60 Base of Cross at junction with B3151 17.4.59 - II Base of Wayside Cross. Probably C14. Ham stone. Two C20 circular stone steps of 2 metres and 1.5 metres diameter, both 300mm high, replacing four earlier steps; fragment of a circular top step survives, about 1 metre diameter and 175mm high, above is the socket, about 700mm square by 250mm high, the corners deeply broached: only about 300mm of shaft survives, the remainder destroyed 'by some people in a drunken frolic' some time before 1877 (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877).

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