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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
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
CHESTER CITY (EM)
SJ4065 THE ROODEE
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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