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Cross, by Maisemore Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Maisemore, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8883 / 51°53'17"N

Longitude: -2.267 / 2°16'1"W

OS Eastings: 381721

OS Northings: 221110

OS Grid: SO817211

Mapcode National: GBR 0JF.HNT

Mapcode Global: VH944.NSDV

Entry Name: Cross, by Maisemore Bridge

Listing Date: 26 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134359

Location: Maisemore, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Maisemore

Built-Up Area: Maisemore

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Maisemore St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

MAISEMORE MAIN ROAD
SO 8021-8121
(north side)
8/68
Cross, by Maisemore Bridge
II
Cross. 1851 by Fulljames and Waller; re-erected 1956. Ashlar
stone. Gabled wall. Moulded top to plinth, recessed panel for
lettering, crossed keys on shield over: parapet gable with cross-
gablet apex, leaves on ridge, floriate stone cross above with open
circle. Inscription in Roman lettering 'THIS CROSS WAS TAKEN FROM
/ ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH / GLOUCESTER IN 1956 / A CROSS WHICH STOOD
ON A / BRIDGE BUILT ABOUT A.D. 1200 / BORE THIS INSCRIPTION IN
LATIN & NORMAN FRENCH / "IN HONOUR OF / OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST / WHO
WAS CRUCIFIED FOR US / WILLIAM FITZ-ANKETIL / OF WILTON MADE THIS
CROSS / AND THIS SAME / WILLIAM FITZ-ANKETIL / BUILT THE BRIDGE OF
/ MAISEMORE." 'E.L. CHANT' cut on base. Listed principally for
historical reasons.
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970)


Listing NGR: SO8172121110

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