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Latitude: 53.5207 / 53°31'14"N
Longitude: -1.1245 / 1°7'28"W
OS Eastings: 458141
OS Northings: 403027
OS Grid: SE581030
Mapcode National: GBR NWLQ.BN
Mapcode Global: WHDD2.PRQT
Entry Name: Hall Cross
Listing Date: 12 June 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1314545
English Heritage Legacy ID: 335081
Location: Doncaster, DN1
Electoral Ward/Division: Town
Built-Up Area: Doncaster
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Doncaster St George
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
TOWN OF DONCASTER SOUTH PARADE
SE 5803 SW (west end)
Monument. 1793 built by Doncaster Corporation. Ashlar. Approximately 40
feet high. Two wide circular steps up to deep circular plinth, bases of sawn
off railings to top of second step. Monument has tall octagonal base with
moulded plinth and coved cornice. Above three circulars steps up to tall
column with attached colonnettes to four corners, each with moulded base and
coved cornice. Octagonal pinnacle to top with carved wooden finial topped
by weathervane. Inscription to north side of octagonal base 'This cross was
rebuilt by the corporation.1793.Henry Heaton Esq, Mayor', also Latin inscription
round the column, about half way up. This replaced an ancient cross. Source:
'History of Doncaster' by E Miller 1804.
Listing NGR: SE5814103027
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