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Katherine's Cross Ampthill Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0345 / 52°2'4"N

Longitude: -0.5076 / 0°30'27"W

OS Eastings: 502474

OS Northings: 238397

OS Grid: TL024383

Mapcode National: GBR G38.JGD

Mapcode Global: VHFQT.5415

Entry Name: Katherine's Cross Ampthill Park

Listing Date: 17 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37313

Location: Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire, MK45

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Ampthill

Built-Up Area: Ampthill

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ampthill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

774 Katherine's Cross
Ampthill Park

TL 0238 5/3 17.7.51


Tall stone cross of Gothic design, erected by James Essex in 1773 for John,
Second Earl of Upper Ossory, to mark the site of Ampthill Castle. The
cross bears a shield of England impaling Aragon and an inscription by Horace
Walpole, commemorating 'The mournful refuge of an injured queen'. See VCH,
page 270.

Listing NGR: TL0257538351

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