Preaching Cross In Grounds Of Coningsby Hospital

Date:
16 Sep 2001
Location:
Preaching Cross In Grounds Of Coningsby Hospital, Widemarsh Street, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 9HN
Reference:
IOE01/02502/34
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

HEREFORD

SO5140SW WIDEMARSH STREET 683-1/8/349 (East side) 10/06/52 Preaching Cross in grounds of Coningsby Hospital

GV II*

Preaching Cross. C14 with later additions. Ashlar sandstone. 6-sided base with 4 steps, supporting traceried arcade with angle buttresses enclosing shaft-base with traceried blind arcading. Shaft has 6 columns supporting ribbed vault, with machicolation above, and plain shaft with decorated cross-base. This is the only remaining example of a friar's preaching cross in England. Scheduled Ancient Monument. (RCHME).

Listing NGR: SO5115240419

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0742 IOE Records taken by Derek Foxton; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Dr Derek Foxton. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Foxton, Derek

Rights Holder: Foxton, Derek

Keywords

Ashlar, Sandstone, Medieval Preaching Cross, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Cross

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