Description: Remains of Market Cross Inside Number 19
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 251164
OS Grid Reference: SU3970887830
OS Grid Coordinates: 439708, 187830
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5879, -1.4282
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WANTAGE CHURCH STREET
SU3987NE (South side)
9/69 Remains of Market Cross inside
(Formerly listed as ... to S
of front door of St.Gabriel's
House (now inside
Market Cross. Late Lib. Limestone. Octagonal with domical capping; each face has
weathered figures of saints in niches. Noted as being of considerable local
importance. Formerly sited to south of front door of St. Gabriel's House,
Newbury Street, and then inside Urban District Council Offices, Portway, from
whence removed to its present position in the Vale and Downland Museum Centre.
(VCH: Berkshire, Vol IV, p.320; Buildings of England, Berkshire, p.254)
Listing NGR: SU3970887830
Source: English Heritage
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