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KATHERINE'S CROSS AMPTHILL PARK

List Entry Summary

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

Name: KATHERINE'S CROSS AMPTHILL PARK

List entry Number: 1114419

Location

KATHERINE'S CROSS AMPTHILL PARK

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

County:

District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ampthill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jul-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 37313

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 02474 38397

Map

Map
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