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Market Cross Remains in Old Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9965 / 51°59'47"N

Longitude: -0.9911 / 0°59'27"W

OS Eastings: 469365

OS Northings: 233601

OS Grid: SP693336

Mapcode National: GBR 9XQ.VMF

Mapcode Global: VHDT8.R2XS

Entry Name: Market Cross Remains in Old Churchyard

Listing Date: 3 April 1973

Last Amended: 21 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377148

Location: Buckingham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Buckingham

Built-Up Area: Buckingham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Buckingham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


BUCKINGHAM

SP6933 CHURCH STREET
879-1/6/50 Market Cross remains in Old
03/04/73 Churchyard
(Formerly Listed as:
Remain of Market Cross in Old Parish
Churchyard)

GV II

Stump of market cross. Medieval. Limestone. Square base with
shaped top corners. Square shaft with chamfered corners and
fleurons to chamfers. Cross originally stood in the Horse
Fair, West Street, on an open space nearly opposite Castle
House, remaining there until c1800, when removed to garden of
the Dun Cow, to serve as a pedestal for a sundial. Other moves
followed until it returned to Buckingham in 1858. It was
finally set up in the Old Churchyard, where it marks the site
of west door of medieval parish church, demolished 1775,
following second collapse of tower.
(Harrison JT: Historical Buckingham: Buckingham: 1909-: 71).


Listing NGR: SP6936533601

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