VILLAGE CROSS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1025000

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968

Statutory Address: VILLAGE CROSS, PURSTON LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: VILLAGE CROSS, PURSTON LANE

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

District: Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Ackworth

National Grid Reference: SE4407317999

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ACKWORTH PURSTON LANE (north SE41NW side) High Ackworth 2/27 Village Cross 25.3.1968 GV II

Village cross. Possibly late medieval ("medieval shaft with Tudor ball on top": Pevsner). Sandstone. Octagonal base of 3 high steps, approx. 4 metres in diameter; low octagonal pedestal, and stop-chamfered shaft with moulded cap and ball finial. Prominently sited near junction with Pontefract Road.

Listing NGR: SE4407317999

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 342627

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967)

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