Frederick Stanley Sudds

Location: St Michael & All Angels, Rochester Road, Cuxton, Rochester, Kent, ME2 1AF

Details on cross:

Text in four rows:



21207 A-SGT.F. SUDD


Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags, carved): Embossed metal tapes nailed to the cross.

Cross dimensions (millimetres please)
Shaft Height: 1036mm

Cross beam width: 410mm

Width of wood: 68mm

Thickness or depth: 22mm

Other information

Mounting to wall: Picture hooks.


Evidence of use in field (earth marking, cracking, staining, shrinkage):

Surface insertion depth (into ground if apparent): There is a 150mm section at the bottom of the shaft that is lighter colour, so may indicate insertion, although see note below under Condition.

Finish (varnish, paint, oiled, unfinished etc): Unfinished.

Condition (cracked, paint peeling, woodwork, damage etc): Top of the shaft and cross beam are (presumably) original softwood.  Lower part of the shaft has been replaced with Oak as part of a repair.

Notes and observations: (optional)

Believed to commemorate Frederick Stanley SUDDS – suspect nametape is misspelled.

Survey and photographs courtesy of Colin Stubbing, with permission from Rev. Roger Knight

Date of survey: 30/07/2017