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The Butter Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Combe, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4935 / 51°29'36"N

Longitude: -2.229 / 2°13'44"W

OS Eastings: 384198

OS Northings: 177197

OS Grid: ST841771

Mapcode National: GBR 1QN.79F

Mapcode Global: VH963.9QZG

Entry Name: The Butter Cross

Listing Date: 9 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317204

Location: Castle Combe, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Castle Combe

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Castle Combe

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

CASTLE COMBE MARKET PLACE
ST 8477
6/114 The Butter Cross

GV II

Stone steps, later C19 using old masonry, 2 high rubble stone steps
serving as plinth to top section made up of Perpendicular style
window head in two blocks, infilled below. Also known as Weavers
Steps. The top section reputedly from demolished gatehouse to
north of The Old Rectory (q.v.). Structure said to mark Manor
boundary. (E. Cruse: Castle Combe, 1965 P.85).


Listing NGR: ST8419977188

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