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MARKET CROSS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MARKET CROSS

List entry Number: 1173642

Location

MARKET CROSS, BATH STREET
MARKET CROSS, CHURCH STREET
MARKET CROSS, UNION STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cheddar

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Jan-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 268772

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST45SE CHEDDAR CP CHURCH STREET (East sidel

6/110 Market Cross

9.2.61

GV II*

Market cross. C15, shelter rebuilt 1834. Ashlar, wood-framed roof to shelter. Central octagonal pier, socket raised on 3 steps, hexagonal shelter with 6 arched 4-centred arch openings, shallow 2 stage buttresses at each angle, embattled parapet. Shaft crowned by an abacus with figures in niches, probaly late C19; cross missing. Rebuilt by Thomas, Marquis of Bath. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 21). (Pooley, Old crosses of Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST4592053201

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pooley, C, An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Old Stone Crosses of Somerset, (1877)

National Grid Reference: ST 45921 53202

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