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War Memorial Cross in Forecourt of Ripon College, Cuddesdon and Denton

Description: War Memorial Cross in Forecourt of Ripon College

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 246398

OS Grid Reference: SP5993003206
OS Grid Coordinates: 459930, 203206
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7244, -1.1338

Location: 1 Church Close, Cuddesdon, Oxfordshire OX44 9HG

Locality: Cuddesdon and Denton
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX44 9HG

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Listing Text

5/10 War Memorial Cross in
forecourt of Ripon College

War memorial. Circa 1920. Limestone. Square stone plinth with Latin
inscription on three sides, 2 steps, base with broach-stops and a narrow
octagonal shaft. Elaborate stone head with crocketted spirelet has 4
canopied niches with carved scenes: east - Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary
and St John; south - St Michael and dragon; west - Virgin and child; north -
St George and dragon. Each is supported by angels holding shields.
Commemorates alumni of Cuddesdon Theological college killed during the First
World War.

Listing NGR: SP5993003206

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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