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Market Cross 56 Metres North of Town Hall, Higham Ferrers

Description: Market Cross 56 Metres North of Town Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 September 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 232362

OS Grid Reference: SP9604168497
OS Grid Coordinates: 496041, 268497
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3062, -0.5928

Location: Market Square, Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire NN10 8BT

Locality: Higham Ferrers
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN10 8BT

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There is also a scheduled monument, Market Cross 44m North of the Town Hall, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Explore more of the area around Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

SP9668SW (East side)
20/62 Market Cross 56m. N of Town
23/09/50 Hall
(Formerly listed as Market

Market Cross. Probably C14. Squared coursed limestone and ironstone and
limestone ashlar. Conical base with one step. Octagonal ashlar shaft with
ballflower decoration to capital. Iron frame similar to tripod links base and
shafts. The conical base replaced the original steps. Scheduled as an ancient
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.256).

Listing NGR: SP9604168497

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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