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Latitude: 51.3283 / 51°19'41"N
Longitude: 1.358 / 1°21'28"E
OS Eastings: 634037
OS Northings: 164157
OS Grid: TR340641
Mapcode National: GBR X0J.N4T
Mapcode Global: VHLGD.HW92
Entry Name: Saint Augustine's Cross
Listing Date: 15 May 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1266551
English Heritage Legacy ID: 421310
Location: Minster, Thanet, Kent, CT12
Civil Parish: Minster
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
MINSTER COTTINGTON ROAD
4/10005 St Augustine's Cross
Commemorative cross. 1884, carved by J Roddis ofBirmingham and erected by Granville George
Leveson-Gower, the second Earl of Granville and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, to
commemorate the landing of St Augustine in 597 AD at Ebbsfleet. Carved Celtic-style stone cross
about 7 metres high set on a stepped base. Tapering shaft has diaper pattern with carvings of
Archbishops, angels and beasts and is surmounted by a circular top with Celtic design. Tapering
plinth has Latin inscription referring to St Augustine having preached his first sermon on English
soil to King Ethelbert of Kent near this site.
Listing NGR: TR3403764157
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