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The Adelaide Cross on the Green in Front of the Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8056 / 51°48'20"N

Longitude: -0.5558 / 0°33'21"W

OS Eastings: 499668

OS Northings: 212869

OS Grid: SP996128

Mapcode National: GBR F4L.Q9R

Mapcode Global: VHFRR.BW06

Entry Name: The Adelaide Cross on the Green in Front of the Manor House

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157728

Location: Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Little Gaddesden

Built-Up Area: Little Gaddesden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Gaddesden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

LITTLE GADDESDEN LITTLE GADDESDEN
SP 91 SE (East side)

1/197 The Adelaide Cross
- on The Green in front
of the Manor House

GV II

Monumental cross. Circa 1917 for Lord Brownlow. Limestone monument
raised on a grassed mound approached by a flight of 6 stone steps with
low chamfered side walls. A tall tapering chamfered cross on a chamfered
square plinth on an octagonal inscribed step on an octagonal base in the
form of a stone seat with recessed chamfered plinth, about 7m high
overall. The shaft of the cross formed from 2 stones. Inscribed 'IN
REMEMBRANCE OF ADELAIDE WIFE OF ADELBERT 3RD EARL BROWNLOW BORN 1844
MARRIED 1868 DIED 1917 DAUGHTER OF HENRY 18TH EARL OF SHREWSBURY &
TALBOT' and at base 'MERCY AND PEACE HAVE KISSED EACH OTHER'. An
important landscape feature seen along a vista from the porch of
Ashridge House, q.v. (Senar(1983)97).


Listing NGR: SP9966812869

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