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Old Town Cross, in Churchyard, Church of St Sampson, Cricklade

Description: Old Town Cross, in Churchyard, Church of St Sampson

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 317733

OS Grid Reference: SU0995893574
OS Grid Coordinates: 409958, 193574
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6409, -1.8575

Location: 3 Church Lane, Cricklade, Wiltshire SN6 6AX

Locality: Cricklade
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 6AX

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There is also a scheduled monument, Cross in St Sampson's 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.

Listing Text

(south side)

12/84 Old Town Cross, in churchyard,
Church of St. Sampson
17.1.55 (formerly listed as Cross in


Town Cross. C14. Limestone. Octagonal base with quatrefoil
panels. Octagonal shaft and elaborate carved head consisting of
elongated canopies with figures on corbels. The cross stool at the
High Street crossroads until c1817-20 when it was removed to its
present position without its stepped base. (Scheduled Ancient
Monument Wilts No.656).

Listing NGR: SU0993293576

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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