MARKET CROSS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1173642

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Jan-1985

Statutory Address: MARKET CROSS, BATH STREET

Statutory Address: MARKET CROSS, CHURCH STREET

Statutory Address: MARKET CROSS, UNION STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MARKET CROSS, BATH STREET

Statutory Address: MARKET CROSS, CHURCH STREET

Statutory Address: MARKET CROSS, UNION STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor (District Authority)

Parish: Cheddar

National Grid Reference: ST 45921 53202

Details

ST45SE CHEDDAR CP CHURCH STREET (East sidel

6/110 Market Cross

9.2.61

GV II*

Market cross. C15, shelter rebuilt 1834. Ashlar, wood-framed roof to shelter. Central octagonal pier, socket raised on 3 steps, hexagonal shelter with 6 arched 4-centred arch openings, shallow 2 stage buttresses at each angle, embattled parapet. Shaft crowned by an abacus with figures in niches, probaly late C19; cross missing. Rebuilt by Thomas, Marquis of Bath. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 21). (Pooley, Old crosses of Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST4592053201

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 268772

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pooley, C, An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Old Stone Crosses of Somerset, (1877)

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