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Village Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Ackworth, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6566 / 53°39'23"N

Longitude: -1.3346 / 1°20'4"W

OS Eastings: 444073

OS Northings: 417999

OS Grid: SE440179

Mapcode National: GBR MV34.VX

Mapcode Global: WHDCD.GCQ3

Entry Name: Village Cross

Listing Date: 25 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025000

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342627

Location: Ackworth, Wakefield, WF7

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Ackworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ackworth St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

ACKWORTH PURSTON LANE (north
SE41NW
side) High Ackworth
2/27 Village Cross
25.3.1968
GV II

Village cross. Possibly late medieval ("medieval shaft with Tudor ball on
top": Pevsner). Sandstone. Octagonal base of 3 high steps, approx. 4 metres
in diameter; low octagonal pedestal, and stop-chamfered shaft with moulded
cap and ball finial. Prominently sited near junction with Pontefract Road.


Listing NGR: SE4407317999

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