Description: Remains of Market Cross, Opposite Egremont Hotel
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
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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ST0740 WILLITON CP BANK STREET (South side)
10/205 Remains of Market Cross, opposite
(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
Source: English Heritage
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