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St Peter's Cross and Village Cage, Lingfield

Description: St Peter's Cross and Village Cage

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 June 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 287434

OS Grid Reference: TQ3859243570
OS Grid Coordinates: 538592, 143570
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1746, -0.0188

Location: B2028, Lingfield, Surrey RH7 6AU

Locality: Lingfield
Local Authority: Tandridge District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH7 6AU

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There is also a scheduled monument, Village cage and St Peter's Cross, 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


9/194 St. Peter's Cross and
11/6/58 Village Cage

Cross with Village cage attached. Circa 1437 with cage added in 1773. Coursed
stone, hipped Horsham slab roof pyramidal over tower. Cell to north with square
stepped tower to south. Rectangular openings to each face of tower, flat plinth
to former cross on top. Inscribed panel detailing history of Cross and cage
on south face. Cell to north with planked door in north side, grilled opening
above to centre.
Former Village cage for locking up wrongdoers and last used in 1882; the Cross
and cage form an important focal point by the Village pond.

PEVSNER: - Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p. 349
MANNING & BRAY:-- History of Surrey c1806 Vol.
VCH: - Vol. IV p.505

Listing NGR: TQ3859243570

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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