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The Nun's Grave Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitegate and Marton, Cheshire West and Chester

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

SJ 66 NW
6395 6990
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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