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Butter Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Newport, Telford and Wrekin

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7693 / 52°46'9"N

Longitude: -2.379 / 2°22'44"W

OS Eastings: 374523

OS Northings: 319147

OS Grid: SJ745191

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z.YQMT

Mapcode Global: WH9CR.FNCB

Entry Name: Butter Cross

Listing Date: 28 April 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255412

Location: Newport, Telford and Wrekin, TF10

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: Newport

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Newport St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
5362

(East Side)
Butter Cross

SJ 7419 SE
1/31
28.4.52.
II
GV

2.
1280. Stone. Fluted headless shaft with square plinth on octagonal 4-stepped
stylobate. Modern inscribed bronze plaque records that the cross was set up
1280 in memory of Roger de Pyvilesdon and hence known as "Pulestone Cross"
and that it was probably mutilated during the Civil War. AM.


Listing NGR: SJ7452319147

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