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Market Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2567 / 53°15'24"N

Longitude: -1.9142 / 1°54'51"W

OS Eastings: 405821

OS Northings: 373307

OS Grid: SK058733

Mapcode National: GBR HZ2S.C8

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.KDPN

Entry Name: Market Cross

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258033

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463173

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Buxton Central

Built-Up Area: Buxton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


616-1/4/59 (West side)
25/01/51 Market Cross


Market Cross. Probably C15. Weathered stone. Rectangular
tapering shaft only, with shallow rounded projections to top.
It stands on a tapered block and stepped base. Moved from
former position at Cockerd (off Palace Road) in 1813 to the
centre of the Market Place in line with front of the Town Hall
(qv) when the Market Charter was granted. Moved to present
location C20.

Listing NGR: SK0575873197

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