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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: 1073539



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

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Goosnargh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 185910

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4/63 Inglewhite Cross 11.11.1966 GV II

Market cross, dated 1675, but possibly earlier, restored 1911. Sandstone. Wide hexagonal plinth of 5 steps, chamfered hexagonal base (lettered on the north RESTORED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION 1911), tall shaft octagonal in the lower half and cylindrical above, with moulded collar and cap bearing a weather vane topped by a figure in Carolean costume. The top of the octagonal part of the shaft has on each side an oval panel with a raised letter: "H" "C" "I" "V" "1" "6" "7" "5"; "IW" are thought to be the initials of the lord of the manor at that time, John Warren of Poynton in Cheshire - Mr. Justice Warren, member of the Council of the Welsh Marches, Judge of Chester, etc, d.1706. History: probably associated with ancient cattle and sheep fairs held in Rogation week and in October each year, and said to have been famous as "Inglewhite Bull Fair i'th'North". References: VCH Lancs vii p.191; Fishwick Goosnar h p.8; Richard Cookson Goosnargh Past and Present p.16.

Listing NGR: SD5467739968

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Cookson, R, Goosnargh Past and Present16
Farrer, W, Brownbill, J, The Victoria History of the County of Lancaster, (1911), 191
Fishwick, , Goosnargh, (1871), 8

National Grid Reference: SD 54677 39968


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