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Fragment of Plague Cross to South of Number 7

A Grade II Listed Building in Congleton, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1549 / 53°9'17"N

Longitude: -2.2322 / 2°13'55"W

OS Eastings: 384572

OS Northings: 361993

OS Grid: SJ845619

Mapcode National: GBR 12J.6HG

Mapcode Global: WHBC0.PY8T

Entry Name: Fragment of Plague Cross to South of Number 7

Listing Date: 4 April 1975

Last Amended: 11 April 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130474

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55909

Location: Congleton, Cheshire East, CW12

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Congleton

Built-Up Area: Congleton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Congleton St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

1.
5144 NEWCASTLE ROAD
Astbury Marsh

Fragment of plague cross
SJ 86 SW 6/107 to south of No 7

II


2.
Fragment of a square stone shaft on stone base. Date uncertain but probably
not earlier than 1559 when the first major outbreak of 'plague' to be
recorded occured in the town.

Listing NGR: SJ8457261993

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

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