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Hall Cross, Doncaster

Description: Hall Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 June 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 335081

OS Grid Reference: SE5814103027
OS Grid Coordinates: 458141, 403027
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5207, -1.1245

Location: Hall Cross Hill, Doncaster DN1 2DY

Locality: Doncaster
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN1 2DY

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Listing Text

SE 5803 SW (west end)

Hall Cross

Monument. 1793 built by Doncaster Corporation. Ashlar. Approximately 40
feet high. Two wide circular steps up to deep circular plinth, bases of sawn
off railings to top of second step. Monument has tall octagonal base with
moulded plinth and coved cornice. Above three circulars steps up to tall
column with attached colonnettes to four corners, each with moulded base and
coved cornice. Octagonal pinnacle to top with carved wooden finial topped
by weathervane. Inscription to north side of octagonal base 'This cross was
rebuilt by the corporation.1793.Henry Heaton Esq, Mayor', also Latin inscription
round the column, about half way up. This replaced an ancient cross. Source:
'History of Doncaster' by E Miller 1804.

Listing NGR: SE5814103027

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Source: English Heritage

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