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Weets Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Malham, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0648 / 54°3'53"N

Longitude: -2.1158 / 2°6'56"W

OS Eastings: 392518

OS Northings: 463208

OS Grid: SD925632

Mapcode National: GBR FPNF.QN

Mapcode Global: WHB6T.G3Q6

Entry Name: Weets Cross

Listing Date: 4 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316794

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324616

Location: Malham, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Malham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Kirkby-in-Malhamdale St Michael the Archangel

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1132365. This List entry was removed from the List on 10 August 2016.
This List entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 10 August 2016.

SD 925533


Weets Cross

Boundary stone. Medieval, restored mid C20. For the Fountains Abbey estates. Gritstone. Base approximately 40 x 80 cm and 50 cm high; the shaft approximately 1.5 m tall is set into a square socket in the top and concreted in. No visible inscription but the upper 80 cm of the SW face is decorated with 6 notches on either edge. The stone stands at the junction of five townships and was important as a boundary stone as well as a way marker between the Malham Moor sheep pasture and the route to Fountains Abbey. In 1947 the base was built into the south side of the Weets Gate wall but was moved in 1955 to its present position; the shaft may be a replacement but it is very weathered.
A. Raistrick, Malham and Malham Moor, 1983, p77

Listing NGR: SD9252263208

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