Waltham Holy Cross

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Waltham Holy Cross,

town (1981 pop. 19,432), Essex, SE England. The abbey there, the Norman nave of which is used as a parish church, was built in 1030 to contain a cross found in Somerset; it was believed to have miraculous powers. The abbey was enlarged in 1060 under King Harold.