BASE AND PART SHAFT OF ROODEYE CROSS AT SJ 4016 6584

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1375954
Date first listed:
23-Jul-1998
Statutory Address:
BASE AND PART SHAFT OF ROODEYE CROSS AT SJ 4016 6584, THE ROODEE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BASE AND PART SHAFT OF ROODEYE CROSS AT SJ 4016 6584, THE ROODEE

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 40170 65845

Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4065 THE ROODEE 1932-1/8/245 (East side) Base and part shaft of Roodeye Cross at SJ 4016 6584

II*

Base and part shaft of stone cross. Traditionally believed to be Saxon, but more probably a boundary stone C13 of land belonging to St Mary's Priory (no longer standing) which stood between Chester Castle and the Roodee. Sandstone. Base-stone just above ground level; low, eroded, rectangular plinth; damaged square shaft. The cross was at one time removed and lay beneath the City Walls. Reerected in its original position 1855. (OS Archaeological Cards: SJ 4016 6584).





Listing NGR: SJ4017065845

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
469933
Legacy System:
LBS

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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