BASE OF OLD MARKET CROSS APPROXIMATELY 8 METRES NORTH EAST OF ST LEONARDS TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256726

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Dec-1996

Statutory Address: BASE OF OLD MARKET CROSS APPROXIMATELY 8 METRES NORTH EAST OF ST LEONARDS TOWER, WOLBOROUGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: BASE OF OLD MARKET CROSS APPROXIMATELY 8 METRES NORTH EAST OF ST LEONARDS TOWER, WOLBOROUGH STREET

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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge (District Authority)

Parish: Newton Abbot

National Grid Reference: SX 85803 71204

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History

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Details

NEWTON ABBOT

SX8571SE WOLBOROUGH STREET 1012-1/13/160 Base of old Market Cross approx 8 16/07/49 metres north-east of St Leonard's Tower (Formerly Listed as: WOLBOROUGH STREET Base of old Market Cross)

GV II

Base of old market cross approx 8m north-east of St Leonard's Tower. Reported to be medieval, but probably C17. Stepped octagonal granite base approx one metre high and 2m across, with a shallow pointed cap. An inscription carved into the north-east side reads: "THE FIRST DECLARATION OF WILLIAM PRINCE OF ORANGE THE GLORIOUS DEFENDER OF THE LIBERTIES OF ENGLAND WAS READ ON THIS PEDESTAL BY THE REV JOHN REYNEL RECTOR OF THIS PARISH ON 5 NOVEMBER 1688." (BoE: Pevsner N & Cherry B: Devon: London: 1989-: 592).





Listing NGR: SX8580371204

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 464618

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 592

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