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Latitude: 52.0345 / 52°2'4"N
Longitude: -0.5076 / 0°30'27"W
OS Eastings: 502474
OS Northings: 238397
OS Grid: TL024383
Mapcode National: GBR G38.JGD
Mapcode Global: VHFQT.5415
Entry Name: Katherine's Cross Ampthill Park
Listing Date: 17 July 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114419
English Heritage Legacy ID: 37313
Location: Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire, MK45
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Ampthill
Built-Up Area: Ampthill
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Ampthill
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
774 Katherine's Cross
TL 0238 5/3 17.7.51
Tall stone cross of Gothic design, erected by James Essex in 1773 for John,
Second Earl of Upper Ossory, to mark the site of Ampthill Castle. The
cross bears a shield of England impaling Aragon and an inscription by Horace
Walpole, commemorating 'The mournful refuge of an injured queen'. See VCH,
Listing NGR: TL0257538351
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