Four-armed cross of granite carved with views and symbols of St Helier. The views have captions on the base and show:
- front: saint helier | l'eglise de la ville
the face of St. Helier and the town church.
- right: le commerce maritime | le mont de la ville
a sailing vessel, a Jersey milk can, and the town of St. Helier
- back: la prison du 18ieme siecle | le dolmen du mont de la ville
the 18th century prison and the town pump, the dolmen and the gold torque.
- left: elizabeth castle | l'hermitage
Elizabeth Castle, an ormer and the Hermitage.
la croix | de la reine
and sculpture detail
The cross is erected to commemorate the silver jubilie of Queen Elizabeth II. The Procureurs du Bien Public of St Helier's Vingtaine de la Ville, Leslie Sinel and George Croad, initiated that the cross includes panels depicting the town's history. They helped to choose some of the subjects for the panels.
- Louis Chataignère,
- Cyril Warren,
engineer for the States of Jersey Public Works Department.
Sources & Information
Location (N 49°11'5" - W 2°6'31")
Unfortunately, due to high costs, it is no longer possible to display the map directly. Via the links below you can find the position:
Item Code: je14; Photograph: 2 August 2015
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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