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Base of Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Gresford, Wrexham

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Latitude: 53.0827 / 53°4'57"N

Longitude: -2.9775 / 2°58'39"W

OS Eastings: 334619

OS Northings: 354388

OS Grid: SJ346543

Mapcode National: GBR 76.9WRF

Mapcode Global: WH88S.7SD3

Entry Name: Base of Cross

Listing Date: 7 June 1963

Last Amended: 3 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1592

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on a traffic island at the junction of Chester Road (B5445) and the B5373 at the SW edge of the village

County: Wrexham

Community: Gresford (Gresffordd)

Community: Gresford

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably of later medieval date. It has been repositioned and it is not known whether it is at its original location.


Stone base set on a broken stone plinth. It has chamfered corners and a socket in the top for insertion of the cross shaft.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as the remains of a medieval cross.

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