KATHERINE'S CROSS AMPTHILL PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1114419
Date first listed:
17-Jul-1951
Statutory Address:
KATHERINE'S CROSS AMPTHILL PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
KATHERINE'S CROSS AMPTHILL PARK

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ampthill
National Grid Reference:
TL 02474 38397

Details

1. 774 Katherine's Cross Ampthill Park

TL 0238 5/3 17.7.51

II

2. 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, page 270.

Listing NGR: TL0257538351

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
37313
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Bedford, (1904), 270

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Dec 2002
Reference: IOE01/09891/02
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