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Cross Beneath Greyfriars Tower

A Grade II* Listed Building in King's Lynn, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7514 / 52°45'4"N

Longitude: 0.399 / 0°23'56"E

OS Eastings: 562012

OS Northings: 319783

OS Grid: TF620197

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.KPG

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.339K

Entry Name: Cross Beneath Greyfriars Tower

Listing Date: 26 July 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290255

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384288

Location: King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE30

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Town: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Electoral Ward/Division: St Margarets with St Nicholas

Built-Up Area: King's Lynn

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

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Listing Text


610-1/10/234 (South side)
Cross beneath Greyfriars Tower


Cross. Reputed to be C13, but manifestly C9-C10. Saxon. Stone.
2 main sides, north and south. Saxon Cross shape with aurea,
bearing, on north side, a high-relief image of Crucified
Christ. On south side the image is partly obliterated, but may
be Christ in Majesty. Shaft has, on north, a figure climbing
rocks, on south foliage and interlace, the latter repeated on

Listing NGR: TF6201219783

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

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