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Anglo Saxon Cross 50 Metres East of Church of St Helen

A Grade I Listed Building in Stapleford, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.9313 / 52°55'52"N

Longitude: -1.2739 / 1°16'26"W

OS Eastings: 448903

OS Northings: 337350

OS Grid: SK489373

Mapcode National: GBR 7GG.8R5

Mapcode Global: WHDGX.DLM3

Entry Name: Anglo Saxon Cross 50 Metres East of Church of St Helen

Listing Date: 14 April 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429336

Location: Stapleford, Broxtowe, Nottinghamshire, NG9

County: Nottinghamshire

Civil Parish: Stapleford

Built-Up Area: Stapleford

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Stapleford

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

(west side)

1/15 Anglo Saxon cross
50M east of Church
of St. Helen

G.V. I

Anglo Saxon cross. C11. Ashlar with dressed stone base.
Tapered square base with spiked iron railing, c.1820. Tapered
square shaft with interlace decoration and carving of angel and
serpent. Lead cap. Approx. 3M high. This cross was restored
and re-sited in 1760, restored in 1820, and again re-sited in
1928. Said to be 'by far the most important pre-Conquest
monument in Notts.' (Pevsner). Also a Scheduled Ancient
Monument, County No.6. Refs: Pevsner, p.336. Graham, S. A
Guide to the Church of St. Helen, Stapleford.

Listing NGR: SK4890337350

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