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Cross in Churchyard of Church of the Holy Rood, Ampney Crucis

Description: Cross in Churchyard of Church of the Holy Rood

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 November 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 129636

OS Grid Reference: SP0651101880
OS Grid Coordinates: 406511, 201880
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7156, -1.9071

Location: A417, Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire GL7 5RR

Locality: Ampney Crucis
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 5RR

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There is also a scheduled monument, Churchyard Cross in Holy Rood Churchyard, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


5/14 Cross in churchyard of Church
of the Holy Rood



Churchyard cross. Late C14/early C15. Two large square steps on
slanted plinth. Base of cross is a square rising to tall octagon
with slanted top, with tapering shaft carved with leaf decoration
at base rising to reset head in form of gabled tabernacle with four
faces. Each face has figure(s) set in traceried niche: to west,
Virgin and Child; south, St. Laurence; east, the Crucifixion;
north, Robert Fitz-Harmon. The head was discovered in 1860 hidden
in the old stair to the rood tower and replaced in its original
position. Restored late C20. AM (Glos) 417.

Listing NGR: SP0651001878

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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