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Jubilee Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4542 / 51°27'14"N

Longitude: -0.9738 / 0°58'25"W

OS Eastings: 471402

OS Northings: 173296

OS Grid: SU714732

Mapcode National: GBR QLG.C5

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.2QK3

Entry Name: Jubilee Cross

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39159

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

ST MARY'S CHURCHYARD
1.
5128
Jubilee Cross
SU 7173 SW 2/563
II GV
2.
1887. Designed by Slingsby Stallwood. Sited possibly as a reproach to the
totally secular nature of the Jubilee fountain in St Mary's Butts (qv). Portland
stone. C15 style. Tapering octagonal shaft with crocketted and canopied pinnacle
capped by cross. Floral carving below this with inscription: "By Thy Cross
and Passion Good Lord Deliver Us". Moulded base with cruciform spurs and 4
shields in quadrilobes - inscription commemorates the erection of this cross
in the same year of the completion of the Restoration of the Church by public
subscription and the largesse of Isacc Harrison. 4 steps below.


Listing NGR: SU7140273296

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