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Reaps Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Heptonstall, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7687 / 53°46'7"N

Longitude: -2.0871 / 2°5'13"W

OS Eastings: 394358

OS Northings: 430268

OS Grid: SD943302

Mapcode National: GBR FSVV.YR

Mapcode Global: WHB85.XJBP

Entry Name: Reaps Cross

Listing Date: 12 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226173

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423310

Location: Heptonstall, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Heptonstall

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Heptonstall St Thomas a Becket and St Thomas the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SD 93SW HEPTONSTALL C.P. HEPTONSTALL MOOR
SD 943302

3/79 Reaps Cross
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- II

Wayside cross, possibly medieval. Large rough dressed boulder has sunken square
hole into which is inserted monolithic cross shaft roughly dressed. Rectangular
on plan tapering slightly towards the top. Stop chamfered corners. The larger
part of the shaft lies prone at its foot. This has chamfers for arms of cross
which are broken off. Large metal pin sunk in shaft from earlier repair. In a
magnificent isolated position on wild moorland overlooking Gorple Lower
Reservoir. Probably used as a waymarker on the road to Widdop hence to Colne
from Blackshaw Head.


Listing NGR: SD9435830268

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

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