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Cross

A Grade II* Listed Building in Longdendale, Tameside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4539 / 53°27'13"N

Longitude: -2.0104 / 2°0'37"W

OS Eastings: 399409

OS Northings: 395236

OS Grid: SJ994952

Mapcode National: GBR GXDH.KL

Mapcode Global: WHB9S.2GY1

Entry Name: Cross

Listing Date: 6 February 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212547

Location: Tameside, SK14

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Longdendale

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Glossop

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Mottram-in-Longdendale St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NE
4/87

LONGDENDALE
WAR HILL

Cross

G.V.
II

Cross.
Medieval in origin but heavily restored in 1760 and 1897.
Ashlar. Stepped circular ashlar plinth inscirbed "Restored
in commemoration of the sixtieth year of the reign of Queen
Victoria 1897". Octagonal shaft on moulded base has
foliated capital and supports a cubical sundial with 3
copper faces. The front face is inscribed "hora pars
vitae", the rear "and watch and pray time hastes away when
time is done eternity comes on".

Listing NGR: SJ9940995236

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