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Two Standing Crosses at West End of Church in Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Elton, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.5291 / 52°31'44"N

Longitude: -0.3967 / 0°23'48"W

OS Eastings: 508858

OS Northings: 293569

OS Grid: TL088935

Mapcode National: GBR GYR.GHJ

Mapcode Global: VHFNC.2PMJ

Entry Name: Two Standing Crosses at West End of Church in Churchyard

Listing Date: 16 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54884

Location: Elton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Elton

Built-Up Area: Elton

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Elton

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 0893

(West Side)

Two standing crosses at west end of church in churchyard


Two standing crosses. C10 or C11. Limestone, repaired. Both with pierced
wheel-heads, one with round bosses in centre of each face, sides of shafts and
plinth carved with panels of interlacing knotwork. The two crosses were
discovered by Lord Carysfort in 1884/5 in the church or churchyard.

Dryden Collection. Drawing of cross.
R.C.H.M. Huntingdonshire, p78
V.C.H. Huntingdonshire, p164
Pevsner: Buildings of England, p238

Listing NGR: TL0886393572

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