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Wetheral Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Wetheral, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8812 / 54°52'52"N

Longitude: -2.8329 / 2°49'58"W

OS Eastings: 346660

OS Northings: 554369

OS Grid: NY466543

Mapcode National: GBR 8DN0.H0

Mapcode Global: WH804.GK7V

Entry Name: Wetheral Cross

Listing Date: 22 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77689

Location: Wetheral, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Wetheral

Built-Up Area: Wetheral

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Wetheral Holy Trinity and St Constantine

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

WETHERAL THE GREEN
NY 4654

14/108 Wetheral Cross

II

Cross formerly maypole. Circa 1844 on steps of 1814 for Henry Howard. Red
sandstone 3½ metres high. 2 squared step slabs support chamfered plinth
hollowed to form shaft socket: squared column with chamfered corners and head
carved to give a quatra-form cross. Formerly the steps were in the centre of
The Green and formed the base for a wooden maypole, which was erected at the
expense of Henry Howard, of nearby Corby Castle, in 1814. Later replaced by
stone cross, when moved to its present location. This is not a market cross as
Wetheral was not a market town.


Listing NGR: NY4665754370

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