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Description: Market Cross
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 241760
OS Grid Reference: SK7051339952
OS Grid Coordinates: 470513, 339952
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9523, -0.9519
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BINGHAM MARKET PLACE
12/17 Market Cross
Monumental Market Cross. 1861. Probably by T.C. Hine. In memory
of John Hassall. Gothic revival style. Sandstone ashlar with
octagonal Westmorland slate roof. Octagonal plan. 8 bay arcade
with round piers, moulded capitals and bases and moulded pointed
arches. Spandrels contain quatrefoils with monograms.
Ballflower ornament. Moulded eaves with leaf carving and incised
text. "This Market Cross has been re-built in affectionate
remembrance of John Hassall of Shelford by his Friends and
Neighbours. An.Dmi MDCCCLXI. To be beloved is better than All
Bargains." Octagonal lantern has quatrefoil windows, lead roof
with 4 gabled and crested lucarnes, and elaborate finial cross.
Listing NGR: SK7051339952
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Source: English Heritage
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