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Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Anderton, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6123 / 53°36'44"N

Longitude: -2.5773 / 2°34'38"W

OS Eastings: 361901

OS Northings: 413018

OS Grid: SD619130

Mapcode National: GBR BVFN.TT

Mapcode Global: WH97L.CGYK

Entry Name: Cross

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072561

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184255

Location: Anderton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Anderton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Adlington St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

ANDERTON HEADLESS CROSS
SD 61 SW
14/4 Cross
17.4.67
GV II

Part of shaft of cross, probably pre-Conquest, now used as pedestal of
guidepost probably early C18. Gritstone. The remains of the cross shaft
is rectangular in section, c.l metre high, carved on all 4 sides: north,
possibly the legs of a figure; south, intersecting zig zags making a
vertical succession of diamonds with grosses in the centres; west,
geometrical, like Greek key; and east, uncertain. Mounted on the top is a
square slab, like a table, lettered on all 4 sides: north, "TO. PRESTON";
south, "TO. BOULTON"; west, "TO. WIGGAN"; and east, "TO. BLAGBURN". Upper
surface bears marks of former fixture, possibly a sundial.


Listing NGR: SD6190113018

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