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Market Cross 56 Metres North of Town Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3062 / 52°18'22"N

Longitude: -0.5928 / 0°35'34"W

OS Eastings: 496041

OS Northings: 268497

OS Grid: SP960684

Mapcode National: GBR DYK.DYM

Mapcode Global: VHFPD.N9ZD

Entry Name: Market Cross 56 Metres North of Town Hall

Listing Date: 23 September 1950

Last Amended: 17 June 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232362

Location: Higham Ferrers, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN10

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Higham Ferrers

Built-Up Area: Higham Ferrers

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Higham Ferrers St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

HIGHAM FERRERS MARKET SQUARE
SP9668SW (East side)
20/62 Market Cross 56m. N of Town
23/09/50 Hall
(Formerly listed as Market
Cross)
GV I

Market Cross. Probably C14. Squared coursed limestone and ironstone and
limestone ashlar. Conical base with one step. Octagonal ashlar shaft with
ballflower decoration to capital. Iron frame similar to tripod links base and
shafts. The conical base replaced the original steps. Scheduled as an ancient
monument.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.256).


Listing NGR: SP9604168497

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