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High Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7176 / 51°43'3"N

Longitude: -1.9683 / 1°58'6"W

OS Eastings: 402283

OS Northings: 202094

OS Grid: SP022020

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.75X

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.T3S4

Entry Name: High Cross

Listing Date: 23 July 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365476

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Cirencester

Built-Up Area: Cirencester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


High Cross


Cross. Medieval on C15 base. Limestone. Cross on octagonal shaft with boss of carved decoration; square-section stone base enriched with pointed tracery and band of quatrefoils, and with a double-chamfered top.
Removed from Market Place in C18 because of its delapidated condition and placed in Cirencester Park. Re-erected on present site in 1927.

Welsford J: Cirencester: A History and Guide: Gloucester: 1987, p.46-49;
The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds: London: 1970, p.175.

Listing NGR: SP0228302094

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