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Remains of Market Cross, Opposite Egremont Hotel, Williton

Description: Remains of Market Cross, Opposite Egremont Hotel

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 264969

OS Grid Reference: ST0773340931
OS Grid Coordinates: 307733, 140931
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1602, -3.3208

Location: A39, Williton, Somerset TA4 4PX

Locality: Williton
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 4PX

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There is also a scheduled monument, Wayside Cross at Junction of High Street and Bank Street, 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.

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Listing Text


10/205 Remains of Market Cross, opposite
Egremont Hotel
(formerly listed in Priest Street)



Shown on OS map at corner of Egremont Hotel, some 20 metres to the South but now resited. Market cross. C14. Red
sandstone. Square socket with broached corners, remains of tapering octagonal shaft with similar broaches, much eroded;
in all about one metre high. Pooley illustrates it with a carved stone capping, reputed to belong to the original
cross; this same piece of capping was at time of survey (December 1983) lying to the North East of Washford Mission
Church, Old Cleeve CP. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 247). (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST0773340931

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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