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Cross in Churchyard of Church of the Holy Rood

A Grade I Listed Building in Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7156 / 51°42'56"N

Longitude: -1.9071 / 1°54'25"W

OS Eastings: 406512

OS Northings: 201879

OS Grid: SP065018

Mapcode National: GBR 3R0.JMS

Mapcode Global: VHB2R.W4MN

Plus Code: 9C3WP38V+64

Entry Name: Cross in Churchyard of Church of the Holy Rood

Listing Date: 26 November 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090016

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129636

Location: Ampney Crucis, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Ampney Crucis

Built-Up Area: Ampney Crucis

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Ampney Crucis The Holy Rood

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


5/14 Cross in churchyard of Church
of the Holy Rood



Churchyard cross. Late C14/early C15. Two large square steps on
slanted plinth. Base of cross is a square rising to tall octagon
with slanted top, with tapering shaft carved with leaf decoration
at base rising to reset head in form of gabled tabernacle with four
faces. Each face has figure(s) set in traceried niche: to west,
Virgin and Child; south, St. Laurence; east, the Crucifixion;
north, Robert Fitz-Harmon. The head was discovered in 1860 hidden
in the old stair to the rood tower and replaced in its original
position. Restored late C20. AM (Glos) 417.

Listing NGR: SP0651201879

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

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