THE HIGH CROSS MONUMENT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1295284
Date first listed:
07-Oct-1957
Statutory Address:
THE HIGH CROSS MONUMENT, WATLING STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE HIGH CROSS MONUMENT, WATLING STREET

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

County:
Leicestershire
District:
Blaby (District Authority)
Parish:
Sharnford
National Grid Reference:
SP 47255 88684

Details

SHARNFORD WATLING STREET SP 48 NE (north east side)

5/47 The High Cross 7/10/57 Monument

II

Wayside monument. 1710. Restored late C18 and mid C20. Erected at the charge of the Earl of Denbigh. Ashlar patched with brick. Corniced square pedestal with coved corners and 4 pads for corner shafts. On each side, a square moulded recess containing a bolection moulded panel, that to the south with a defaced and illegible Latin inscription. Above and below each of these panels, a similar smaller rectangular blank panel. Above, a moulded and corniced square plinth carrying the remains of a quadruple column with moulded round bases. The remains of the column and finial are now in the charge of the Leicester City Museums.

Listing NGR: SP4725588684

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
189037
Legacy System:
LBS

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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Date: 17 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/01632/21
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