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Market Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2018 / 54°12'6"N

Longitude: -2.5967 / 2°35'48"W

OS Eastings: 361172

OS Northings: 478619

OS Grid: SD611786

Mapcode National: GBR BM9V.MJ

Mapcode Global: WH94P.2NR5

Entry Name: Market Cross

Listing Date: 22 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75207

Location: Kirkby Lonsdale, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA6

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Kirkby Lonsdale

Built-Up Area: Kirkby Lonsdale

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkby Lonsdale Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

MARKET SQUARE
1.
5166

Market Cross

SD 6178 NW
5/93
II
GV

2.
1905. Tudor Gothic. Octagonal stone canopy with low pyramidal slate roof. Eight
equal arches with leaf enrichment in spandrels, four blocked with low parapets.
Each pier buttressed with two setbacks and topped by an obelisk and ball. Round
headed niches in each buttress. Parapet embattled. Large stone cross at apex of
roof. Inside shallow stone rib vault supported on engaged colonnettes. Inscription
on frieze in raised Gothic script: "This Market Cross was presented to the town by
the Rev J.W.Davies D.D. Vicar of Kirkby-Lonsdale from 1889 to 1908. 1905".


Listing NGR: SD6117278619

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