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Tottenham High Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruce Grove, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.589 / 51°35'20"N

Longitude: -0.0703 / 0°4'13"W

OS Eastings: 533780

OS Northings: 189560

OS Grid: TQ337895

Mapcode National: GBR H9.JYF

Mapcode Global: VHGQM.QBQ6

Entry Name: Tottenham High Cross

Listing Date: 22 July 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201371

Location: Haringey, London, N17

County: London

District: Haringey

Electoral Ward/Division: Bruce Grove

Built-Up Area: Haringey

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity Tottenham

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


1.
4415 HIGH ROAD N17
(East Side)
Tottenham
--------------
Tottenham High Cross
TQ 3389 26/82 22.7.49.

II

2.
Origins obscure and does not have any apparent connection with crosses set up
by Edward I in memory of Queen Eleanor. At first a wooden structure, replaced
in 1890 by the present stuccoed brick octagonal tower of 3 stages with short spire
above. Plain plinth, other stages have cusped panelling in Gothic style. Crockets
up the ridges of the spire.

The descriptive notes should be amended to read:

Circa 1600 brick structure replacing an earlier wooden cross. Covered with stucco
in 1809 and subsequently given Gothic decoration of the same material. Octagonal
tower of three stages with short spire. Plain plinth. Other stages have cusped
panelling. Tower ridges crocketed.


Listing NGR: TQ3378089560

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