Description: Market Cross at Junction of Station and Finedon Roads
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
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IRTHLINGBOROUGH STATION ROAD
SP9470NE (North side)
16/82 Market Cross at junction of
08/05/50 Station and Finedon Roads
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
Source: English Heritage
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