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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113479
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38937
Location: Reading, RG1
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
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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