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Market Cross, Cheddar

Description: Market Cross

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 February 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 268772

OS Grid Reference: ST4592153202
OS Grid Coordinates: 345921, 153202
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2754, -2.7766

Location: Union Street, Cheddar BS27 3AB

Locality: Cheddar
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS27 3AB

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Market Cross at the Junction of Bath Street, Union Street and Church Street, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

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Listing Text


6/110 Market Cross



Market cross. C15, shelter rebuilt 1834. Ashlar, wood-framed roof to shelter. Central octagonal pier, socket raised on
3 steps, hexagonal shelter with 6 arched 4-centred arch openings, shallow 2 stage buttresses at each angle, embattled
parapet. Shaft crowned by an abacus with figures in niches, probaly late C19; cross missing. Rebuilt by Thomas, Marquis
of Bath. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 21). (Pooley, Old crosses of Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST4592053201

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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