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St Guthlacs Cross, Crowland

Description: St Guthlacs Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 January 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 197969

OS Grid Reference: TF2603314947
OS Grid Coordinates: 526033, 314947
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7175, -0.1356

Location: Wash Bank, Crowland, Lincolnshire PE6 0JP

Locality: Crowland
Local Authority: South Holland District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE6 0JP

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Listing Text

TF 21 SE (south west side)

12/6 St. Guthlac's Cross

Boundary cross. c.1200. Limestone ashlar. Tapering rectangular
shaft, approximately 1 meter high, with slender roll moulded
sides with small spur to left, and framing inscription: 'Hanc
Petra Guthlac...' the rest being somewhat obscure, but which has
been translated as 'This stone, I say, is Guthlac's utmost
bound'. Cross marks the boundary of land formerly owned by
Crowland Abbey. Formerly considered to be early C10. Scheduled
as Ancient Monument, No. 8.

Listing NGR: TF2603314947

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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