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MARKET 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: MARKET CROSS

List entry Number: 1153032

Location

MARKET CROSS, HIGH STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stalbridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Oct-1960

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 102344

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST 7317 STALBRIDGE HIGH STREET (EAST SIDE)

7/30 Market Cross 4.10.60 GV II*

Market Cross. Second half of C15. Cross head C20. Stone 3-step octagonal base. Square plinth with three-quarters detached square columns in each corner with moulded bases and capitals. Central panels with carving too worn to be intelligible. Tapering octagonal shaft starting as square in the base with the corners turning into attached pinnacles which terminate in finials. To the west is a weathered carving of a figure standing on an animal under a canopy with a floriate finial. Scheduled as an ancient monument. "RCHM, Dorset, Vol III", HMSO, 1970, p249, no. 2; Hutchins John "The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset", Third ed. 1868, reprint by EP, 1973. Vol iii, p670. Newman J and Pevsner N "The Buildings of England: Dorset", Penguin, 1972, p396.

Listing NGR: ST7349218002

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 249
Hutchins, J, The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset, (1868), 670
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 396

National Grid Reference: ST 73492 18002

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