Monument details

HER Number:830/3/5
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:The Nun's Grave Cross, Vale Royal Abbey

Summary

Grade II listed sandstone cross approximately placed on the position of the high altar of Vale Royal Abbey Church and said to mark the grave of the nun, Ida. It is a mix of architectural fragments of different dates. The base is 14th century and the shaft is 17th century. The head is probably 15th century and has carved niches with figure inside. It is a Scheduled Monument.


Parish:WHITEGATE AND MARTON, VALE ROYAL, CHESHIRE WEST AND CHESTER

Monument Types

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (AD 18TH CENTURY - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)
  • CROSS (AD 18TH CENTURY - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)
  • CROSS (AD 18TH CENTURY - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)
  • LANDSCAPE PARK (AD 18TH CENTURY - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 1016862: Vale Royal Abbey; Listed Building (II) 1160875: THE NUN'S GRAVE CROSS

Related records

830/3/0Related to: Vale Royal Park (Monument)



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