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The High Cross Monument, Sharnford

Description: The High Cross Monument

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 October 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 189037

OS Grid Reference: SP4725588684
OS Grid Coordinates: 447255, 288684
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4940, -1.3054

Location: A5, Sharnford, Leicestershire LE17 5AT

Locality: Sharnford
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 5AT

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Listing Text

SP 48 NE (north east side)

The High Cross
7/10/57 Monument


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

Listing NGR: SP4725588684

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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