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Base and Part Shaft of Roodeye Cross at Sj 4016 6584

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1863 / 53°11'10"N

Longitude: -2.8968 / 2°53'48"W

OS Eastings: 340170

OS Northings: 365845

OS Grid: SJ401658

Mapcode National: GBR 79.3BTN

Mapcode Global: WH88F.G5SM

Entry Name: Base and Part Shaft of Roodeye Cross at Sj 4016 6584

Listing Date: 23 July 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375954

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469933

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Chester City

Built-Up Area: Chester

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Chester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


1932-1/8/245 (East side)
Base and part shaft of Roodeye Cross
at SJ 4016 6584


Base and part shaft of stone cross. Traditionally believed to
be Saxon, but more probably a boundary stone C13 of land
belonging to St Mary's Priory (no longer standing) which stood
between Chester Castle and the Roodee. Sandstone. Base-stone
just above ground level; low, eroded, rectangular plinth;
damaged square shaft.
The cross was at one time removed and lay beneath the City
Walls. Reerected in its original position 1855.
(OS Archaeological Cards: SJ 4016 6584).

Listing NGR: SJ4017065845

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

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