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The High Cross Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Sharnford, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.494 / 52°29'38"N

Longitude: -1.3054 / 1°18'19"W

OS Eastings: 447255

OS Northings: 288684

OS Grid: SP472886

Mapcode National: GBR 7MN.LSB

Mapcode Global: VHCT4.BK7Y

Entry Name: The High Cross Monument

Listing Date: 7 October 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295284

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189037

Location: Sharnford, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE17

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Sharnford

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Copston Magna St John

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP 48 NE (north east side)

The High Cross
7/10/57 Monument


Wayside monument. 1710. Restored late C18 and mid C20. Erected
at the charge of the Earl of Denbigh. Ashlar patched with brick.
Corniced square pedestal with coved corners and 4 pads for corner
shafts. On each side, a square moulded recess containing a
bolection moulded panel, that to the south with a defaced and
illegible Latin inscription. Above and below each of these
panels, a similar smaller rectangular blank panel. Above, a
moulded and corniced square plinth carrying the remains of a
quadruple column with moulded round bases. The remains of the
column and finial are now in the charge of the Leicester City

Listing NGR: SP4725588684

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