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Latitude: 53.5249 / 53°31'29"N
Longitude: -0.8201 / 0°49'12"W
OS Eastings: 478315
OS Northings: 403788
OS Grid: SE783037
Mapcode National: GBR QWQP.74
Mapcode Global: WHFFC.CNPL
Entry Name: Market Cross
Listing Date: 10 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068802
English Heritage Legacy ID: 165145
Location: Epworth, North Lincolnshire, DN9
County: North Lincolnshire
Civil Parish: Epworth
Built-Up Area: Epworth
Traditional County: Lincolnshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire
Church of England Parish: Epworth St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Lincoln
Market cross. Medieval origins, reset in 1806. Limestone ashlar. Circular
base of 4 steps, carrying square pedestal with plinth, panelled sides and
stepped cap containing leaded socket and iron spike for former cross shaft.
Pedestal bears small C20 plaque recording that John Wesley "preached from
these steps on many occasions". An illustration of c1858 shows the cross
with a tall shaft. W Read, History of the Isle of Axholme, 1858, p 130;
Epworth Town Trail, 1984, p 5.
Listing NGR: SE7831503788
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