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Swine Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Middleham, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2846 / 54°17'4"N

Longitude: -1.8078 / 1°48'28"W

OS Eastings: 412608

OS Northings: 487677

OS Grid: SE126876

Mapcode National: GBR HLTW.DV

Mapcode Global: WHC6Y.6KDQ

Entry Name: Swine Cross

Listing Date: 15 February 1967

Last Amended: 25 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321690

Location: Middleham, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Middleham

Built-Up Area: Middleham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 18 NW MIDDLEHAM SWINE MARKET

9/79 Swine Cross
15.2.67 (Formerly listed under West End
(formerly Swine Market))
GV II

Base of market cross. C15. Worn ashlar. Stepped base supporting 2 masonry
pedestals, one bearing a weathered medieval capital, the other a much-worn
effigy of recumbent animal, perhaps a swine, or a representation of the
White Boar emblem of the Nevill family who owned the castle (qv) from 1270.
VCH, i, p 251. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: SE1260987677

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