PLAGUE CROSS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1151296
Date first listed:
26-Jun-1984
Statutory Address:
PLAGUE CROSS

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Location

Statutory Address:
PLAGUE CROSS

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Hambleton (District Authority)
Parish:
Alne
National Grid Reference:
SE 49416 64866

Details

SE 46 SE ALNE 7/5 Plague Cross

II

Cross base, with later milestone inscription, and adjoining stone trough for disinfected water. Stone. Octagonal shaft on low chamfered plinth. Traditionally connected with the plague of 1604 when it is said to have been a place of barter outside the village where food would be left and money deposited in the trough.

Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, North Riding, 1966, p 60 VCH Yorkshire, North Riding, 1923, p 85

Listing NGR: SE4941664866

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
333348
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1923), 85
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966), 60

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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