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The Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9299 / 51°55'47"N

Longitude: -1.7226 / 1°43'21"W

OS Eastings: 419171

OS Northings: 225748

OS Grid: SP191257

Mapcode National: GBR 4PW.WVW

Mapcode Global: VHBZ5.3R6D

Entry Name: The Cross

Listing Date: 25 August 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126381

Location: Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Stow-on-the-Wold

Built-Up Area: Stow-on-the-Wold

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Stow-on-the Wold St Edward

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(south side)

The Cross
SP 1925 NW 2/31 25.8.60


Late mediaeval, restored 1878, to commemorate Stow's fresh-water supply. Tall
chamfered shaft on large plinth, 2 steps and wide base. Gabled head stone, representing
the crucifixion to south, Abbot of Evesham, Robert de Jumieges, receiving a charter
from King William II constituting Stow a Market Town. Figure on west side is
Robert Chester, a C15 local merchant and benefactor, and figure on east is
Joseph Chamberlayne - Chamberlayne, the Lord of the Manor who paid for the town's
fresh-water supply. Capped by a foliate cross and formerly surmounted by a gas-lamp.
Tablet on plinth describes restoration.

Listing NGR: SP1917125748

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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