View of the 15th century market cross at the junction of Bath Street, Union Street and Church Street in Cheddar

Date:
1940 - 1963
Location:
Market Cross, Cheddar, Sedgemoor, Somerset
Reference:
AA63/02118
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

View of the 15th century market cross which sits at the junction of three streets in Cheddar, possibly with Union Street in the background. The cross is in the middle of a hexagonal shelter rebuilt in 1834 with six pointed arches and embattled parapet. The cross is on an octagonal pier with three steps and shaft which reaches the roof of the shelter. The cross head includes a crown and crucifix.

Content

This is part of the Series: EMB01/01 Negatives taken by Mrs E M Booty; within the Collection: EMB01 Mrs E M Booty Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Booty, E M

Keywords

Medieval Market Cross, Post Medieval Market Cross