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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.


List entry Number: 1068802



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


District: North Lincolnshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Epworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 165145

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SE 7803-7903 20/84


Market Cross


Market cross. Medieval origins, reset in 1806. Limestone ashlar. Circular base of 4 steps, carrying square pedestal with plinth, panelled sides and stepped cap containing leaded socket and iron spike for former cross shaft. Pedestal bears small C20 plaque recording that John Wesley "preached from these steps on many occasions". An illustration of c1858 shows the cross with a tall shaft. W Read, History of the Isle of Axholme, 1858, p 130; Epworth Town Trail, 1984, p 5.

Listing NGR: SE7831503788

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Epworth Town Trail, (1984), 5
Read, W, History of the Isle of Axholme, (1858), 130

National Grid Reference: SE7831503788


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