Church of Mary Magdalene

Details on cross:

Unknown British Soldier

Text type (tags, carved) Tag is pressed tin 130mm long – lettering similar to old Dymo machines

Cross dimensions in mm
Shaft Height 1140 (approximate measurement)
Cross beam width 403
Width of wood 71
Thickness or depth 24

Other information
Mounting to wall: Wire fixed to back cross beam and hanging on a hook
Detailing: – see below
Evidence of use in field (earth marking, cracking, staining, shrinkage): bottom discoloured compared to rest of cross which may indicate depth it was in the ground.
Surface insertion depth (into ground if apparent): Bottom 30cm are discoloured
Finish (varnish, paint, oiled, unfinished etc):
Condition (cracked, paint peeling, woodwork, damage etc):

Information, notes and observations:
Mounted high on a wall, so unable to get accurate measurements. Appearance of wood that was preserved with creosote many years ago, no evidence of smell. Wood is in good condition.

Survey and photographs courtesy of Mike Edwards
Survey date 11/08/2016