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Covell Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0501 / 54°3'0"N

Longitude: -2.8034 / 2°48'12"W

OS Eastings: 347495

OS Northings: 461870

OS Grid: SD474618

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVL.VX

Mapcode Global: WH846.XG6G

Entry Name: Covell Cross

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290496

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383125

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Town: Lancaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Lancaster

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Lancaster St Mary with St John and St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


1685-1/6/93 (West side)
Covell Cross


Commemorative cross. 1903. By Austin and Paley. To celebrate
the coronation of King Edward VII in 1902. Sandstone ashlar. A
tapering square shaft on an octagonal plinth on an octagonal
stepped base. The plinth has sunk panels on each face with, on
the south, a shield bearing the Royal coat-of-arms, on the
north those of the Borough of Lancaster, on the west the
Lancashire rose, and on the east an explanatory inscription.
The cross shaft has a panelled base which rises in the centre;
the shaft itself has half-round mouldings worked on the edges
and panels of arabesque on the east and west faces. The
cross-head, which has panels of leaves carved on the east and
west faces, has rounded ends to the arms and concave quadrants
between them.

Listing NGR: SD4749561869

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

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