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Anglian Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4568 / 51°27'24"N

Longitude: -0.9661 / 0°57'58"W

OS Eastings: 471928

OS Northings: 173594

OS Grid: SU719735

Mapcode National: GBR QNF.27

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.6NL3

Entry Name: Anglian Cross

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113479

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38937

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

Anglian Cross
SU 7173 NE 1/484
Erected 1909 "To the memory of Henry Beauclerk, King of England, who founded
Reading Abbey on June 18, 1121, and was buried before its high altar on January
4, 1136". Tapering granite shaft on 3 steps. Tall. Capped with ringed cross.
On north side badge of Plantagenets (3 leopards) and on south, badge of the
abbey (3 scallops). The erection of this monument was instigated by the local
antiquary Dr James on Hurry.

Listing NGR: SU7192873594

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

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