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The High Cross Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Sharnford, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

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

SHARNFORD WATLING STREET
SP 48 NE (north east side)

5/47
The High Cross
7/10/57 Monument

II


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
Museums.


Listing NGR: SP4725588684

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