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Market Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Ripley, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0399 / 54°2'23"N

Longitude: -1.5678 / 1°34'4"W

OS Eastings: 428400

OS Northings: 460521

OS Grid: SE284605

Mapcode National: GBR KPHQ.CK

Mapcode Global: WHC86.WQL9

Entry Name: Market Cross

Listing Date: 15 March 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331599

Location: Ripley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Ripley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

RIPLEY MARKET PLACE
SE 2860-2960 (east side)

8/93 Market Cross
15.3.66

GV II

Market cross with sundial. Probably medieval steps; the shaft and sundial
probably C17. Gritstone: 4 tiers of square steps, the lowest approximately
3 metres wide and all made of worn blocks tied together with iron staples.
The 2-piece base to the shaft has a hollow chamfer to top; the single stone
shaft is chamfered with hollow stops to the base and keel-stops to the top.
The shaft is surmounted by a square slab carrying a cubiform block with
chamfered corners with the remains of a gnomon on each face. The sundial
was possibly erected some time after the destruction of the original cross
shaft, probably when the stocks were erected (qv). Scheduled Ancient
Monument No 418 (with Stocks).


Listing NGR: SE2840060520

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