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Preaching Cross in Grounds of Coningsby Hospital

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hereford, Herefordshire,

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Latitude: 52.06 / 52°3'35"N

Longitude: -2.7139 / 2°42'49"W

OS Eastings: 351152

OS Northings: 240419

OS Grid: SO511404

Mapcode National: GBR FL.D7G6

Mapcode Global: VH85N.XH45

Entry Name: Preaching Cross in Grounds of Coningsby Hospital

Listing Date: 10 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 372532

Location: Hereford, County of Herefordshire, HR4

County: Herefordshire,

Civil Parish: Hereford

Built-Up Area: Hereford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: St Peter with St Owen and St James, Hereford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


683-1/8/349 (East side)
10/06/52 Preaching Cross in grounds of
Coningsby Hospital


Preaching Cross. C14 with later additions. Ashlar sandstone.
6-sided base with 4 steps, supporting traceried arcade with
angle buttresses enclosing shaft-base with traceried blind
arcading. Shaft has 6 columns supporting ribbed vault, with
machicolation above, and plain shaft with decorated
cross-base. This is the only remaining example of a friar's
preaching cross in England. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SO5115240419

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

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