Description: Church of the Holy Cross
Date Listed: 4 December 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 359925
OS Grid Reference: SP5750662571
OS Grid Coordinates: 457506, 262571
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2583, -1.1589
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909/1/48 CHURCH WALK
04-DEC-53 (East side)
CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS
(Formerly listed as:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS)
1752-8 by David Hiorne. Good classical design with pedimented west end. West
tower and spire in form of obelisk. Rusticated ground floor. Ashlar. Nave with
galleried aisles, has 7 round arched windows. Modillioned cornice, balustraded
parapet. Interior of nave has Doric columns on pedestals, entablatures carrying
arches and ribbed vault. Venetian east window. Heraldic glass in 2 upper west
windows. Monuments: C18 and C19 grey and white marble wall monuments in chancel, finely carved gallery monument of 1707, 1800 gallery monument by Cox, and 1741 by B Palmer. Pedimented west porch, with Doric order, rebuilt 1951.
Listing NGR: SP5750662571
Source: English Heritage
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