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Description: Cross, by Maisemore Bridge
Date Listed: 26 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 134359
OS Grid Reference: SO8172121110
OS Grid Coordinates: 381721, 221110
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8882, -2.2670
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MAISEMORE MAIN ROAD
Cross, by Maisemore Bridge
Cross. 1851 by Fulljames and Waller; re-erected 1956. Ashlar
stone. Gabled wall. Moulded top to plinth, recessed panel for
lettering, crossed keys on shield over: parapet gable with cross-
gablet apex, leaves on ridge, floriate stone cross above with open
circle. Inscription in Roman lettering 'THIS CROSS WAS TAKEN FROM
/ ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH / GLOUCESTER IN 1956 / A CROSS WHICH STOOD
ON A / BRIDGE BUILT ABOUT A.D. 1200 / BORE THIS INSCRIPTION IN
LATIN & NORMAN FRENCH / "IN HONOUR OF / OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST / WHO
WAS CRUCIFIED FOR US / WILLIAM FITZ-ANKETIL / OF WILTON MADE THIS
CROSS / AND THIS SAME / WILLIAM FITZ-ANKETIL / BUILT THE BRIDGE OF
/ MAISEMORE." 'E.L. CHANT' cut on base. Listed principally for
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970)
Listing NGR: SO8172121110
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