MARKET CROSS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1037179

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1958

Statutory Address: MARKET CROSS, MARKET PLACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MARKET CROSS, MARKET PLACE

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

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh (District Authority)

Parish: Lavenham

National Grid Reference: TL9160349330

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LAVENHAM MARKET PLACE 1. 5377 Market Cross 23.1.58 II GV TL 9149 50/600 2. Built in circa 1502 by a wealthy clothier, William Jacob. It probably replaced the earlier timber cross. The stepped base is original but the octagonal shaft with capital carved with fleur-de-lys and ball finial is C18 (the shaft has the carved date 1725). The market held on this site was licenced by the crown in 1257 and continued until its decline in the C18. (Scheduled ancient monument).

Listing NGR: TL9160349330

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 276751

Legacy System: LBS

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