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Latitude: 53.6654 / 53°39'55"N
Longitude: -1.6253 / 1°37'31"W
OS Eastings: 424854
OS Northings: 418837
OS Grid: SE248188
Mapcode National: GBR KV21.XS
Mapcode Global: WHCB4.04BB
Entry Name: Memorial Stone and Base of Market Cross Opposite Junction with Combs Road
Listing Date: 3 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313647
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340777
Location: Kirklees, WF12
Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury South
Built-Up Area: Dewsbury
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Thornhill St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
DEWSBURY CB THE TOWN
SE 21 NW (Overthorpe)
SE 2485 1884
Memorial stone and base
5/90 of Market Cross opposite
junction with Combs Road
Memorial stone. 1865 and base of Market Cross. C17 or earlier.
Large square red sandstone post, rendered in panels and with stopped
chamfers. Decoratively carved 4-gabled cap. Finial missing. On
one side formerly a drinking water fountain and iron bowl. On the
opposite side a brass plate to 'Ridley Rewcastle. Clerk of Works on
the Savile York Estates. Died April 21st 1865. This memorial is
erected by the agent, the builders and other friends on the estate
as a mark of regard for a just and faithful man'. The cross base
alongside, cylindrical with round socket in top.
Listing NGR: SE2485418837
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