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Market Cross at Junction of Station and Finedon Roads, Irthlingborough

Description: Market Cross at Junction of Station and Finedon Roads

Grade: I
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 232384

OS Grid Reference: SP9473170763
OS Grid Coordinates: 494731, 270763
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3268, -0.6114

Locality: Irthlingborough
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN9 5TN

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Listing Text

SP9470NE (North side)
16/82 Market Cross at junction of
08/05/50 Station and Finedon Roads
- I

Market cross. Probably mid C14. Squared coursed limestone and ironstone, with
ashlar shaft. Octagonal base of 8 steps surmounted by square socket with
octagonal shafts with ballflower ornament and remains of foliated capital. The
shaft is said to have been used as a standard for measurement of land. The whole
structure was relocated to the west of its original site as part of a road
improvement scheme in 1965. Scheduled as an ancient monument.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.268; J. Markham, Stone Crosses of

Listing NGR: SP9473170763

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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