The cross stands on top of the roadside wall of a thatched cottage called
‘Wrangaton’, at the corner of a junction on the road from South Brent
O/S Grid Ref: SX/677/579
Longitude/Latitude (Degrees+/-): -3.86312/50.40603 (approx.)
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feet 2 inches (1.58 metres) tall. 1 foot 7 inches (0.48 metres) across the arms. The
shaft is 15 inches (0.38 metres) wide. The incised cross, on the roadside face,
measures 10 inches (0.25 metres) high and 10 inches (0.25 metres) across the arms.
This unusually shaped cross has been
made from a substantial block of granite. The shaft is oval in section,
tapers slightly towards the top and has been narrowed immediately below
the arms in order to form a ‘neck’ and ‘shoulders’ below the head.
The arms, which barely extend beyond the width of the shaft, have a
pronounced slope on their outside edges.
The head also tapers
upward, almost to a point at the top. There is an incised cross on both of
The cross now stands
in a modern rectangular socket stone, on the face of which is a plaque,