City of London, England, United Kingdom
( east plaque )
On this plot of grovnd stood of old “Pavls Cross” whereat amid svch scenes of good and evil as makevp hvman affsirs the conscience of chvrch and nation throvgh five centvries fovnd pvblic vtterance. The first record of it is in 1191 A.D. It was rebvilt by Bishop Kemp in 1449 and was finally removed by order of the Long Parliament in 1643 This cross was re-erected in its present form vnder the will of H C Richards to recall and to renew the ancient memories
( west plaque )
In memory of Anne Richards buried in this churchyard of her son Frederick Richards for many years resident in Watling Street and of her grandson Frederick Field Richards priest president for many years in St. Paul’s Churchyard this cross was erected by Henry Charles Richards citizen baker and Tvrner One of His Maiesty’s Covnsel Treasvrer of the Honorable Society of Gray’s Inn 1904 1905 and Member of Parliamen for East Finsbury 1895 1905 who spent the happiest hovrs of a bvsy life as a freqvent worshipper within the walls of this cathedral
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
Location. 51° 30.853′ N, 0° 5.863′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Ludgate Hill and Ave Maria Lane, on the left when traveling east. Located in St. Paul's Churchyard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of London, England EC4M 8AD, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Wesley (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Change (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); St Paul’s Cathedral (about 120 meters away); St Paul's School (about 120 meters away); Temple Bar (about 120 meters away); Young Mens Christian Association (about 120 meters away); The Grand Lodge of English Freemasons (about 120 meters away); United Kingdom Firefighters National Memorial (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
Also see . . . St Paul's Cross on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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