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Latitude: 53.2249 / 53°13'29"N
Longitude: -2.5414 / 2°32'28"W
OS Eastings: 363954
OS Northings: 369902
OS Grid: SJ639699
Mapcode National: GBR 7S.0TCY
Mapcode Global: WH99J.Y60J
Entry Name: The Nun's Grave Cross
Listing Date: 12 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160875
English Heritage Legacy ID: 57401
Location: Whitegate and Marton, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Whitegate and Marton
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Whitegate St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Chester
WINSFORD FORMER U.D. VALE ROYAL PARK
SJ 66 NW
4/117 The Nun's Grave Cross
Cross, shaft and base. C19 amalgamation of pieces of stonework of
various dates. The base apparently C14, the shaft of C17 date and the
top of probable C15 date. Red and yellow Bunter and Keuper Sandstone.
Multi-faceted base, apparently previously a column base, octagonal
with semi-octagons to four of the faces. Octagonal shaft above
supporting a rectangular cross head which has cusped ogee-arched
niches containing statues of the crucifixion and saints. Crockets
above this and to the lower body. Around the cross and laid on the
ground are further fragments of moulded stone from the demolished
abbey building which are not included in the item.
Listing NGR: SJ6395469902
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