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STUMP CROSS

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.

Name: STUMP CROSS

List entry Number: 1135453

Location

STUMP CROSS, FERRYBRIDGE ROAD

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

County:

District: Wakefield

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342661

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

PONTEFRACT

SE 42 SE FERRYBRIDGE ROAD (south side) 3/22 Stump Cross 29.7.50 II

Socket stone of medieval wayside cross. Possibly C12. Grey ashlar limestone. Rectangular plan, approximately 600 millimetres by 500 millimetres and about 350 millimetres high, with a large square socket in the top side. On each side are three round-topped recessed panels, forming an arcade, the spacing closer on the narrower sides. The stone lies within a railed enclosure, with a canted ashlar coping supporting early-C20 circular wrought-iron bars, bent outwards at the top, with mid and top rails, and spear finials to corner standards. Inside the enclosure a tree and saplings are growing. The cross base lies on the boun- dary of the Borough of Pontefract, at the junction of an ancient boundary lane with a main road. In Pontefract Museum (qv) are two fragments of the cross shaft, one formerly in Darrington Church and the other in a barn at Bubwith Farm; one shows a figure on a horse, the other a seated figure.

Listing NGR: SE4694323453

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National Grid Reference: SE 46943 23453

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