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Market Cross and Stocks in Garden of Burnley College of Adult Education Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7937 / 53°47'37"N

Longitude: -2.2408 / 2°14'26"W

OS Eastings: 384234

OS Northings: 433066

OS Grid: SD842330

Mapcode National: GBR DSSK.NT

Mapcode Global: WHB7X.KX52

Plus Code: 9C5VQQV5+FM

Entry Name: Market Cross and Stocks in Garden of Burnley College of Adult Education Centre

Listing Date: 10 November 1951

Last Amended: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466988

Location: Daneshouse with Stoneyholme, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Daneshouse with Stoneyholme

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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906-1/10/13 (East side)
10/11/51 Market cross and stocks in garden of
Burnley College Adult Education
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Steps of market cross and old stocks
in the grounds of Old Grammar School)


Formerly known as: Steps of market cross & old stocks, near
junction of Bank Parade and Church St BANK PARADE.
Base of former market cross, with remains of former stocks.
Cross erected c1617, and stocks said to have been constructed
in earlier C16, both in former market place to east of Church
of St Peter (qv) and removed to this site c1881. Gritstone.
The base of the cross is octagonal, with one step, a 3-course
plinth of large blocks, and a large moulded monolithic
pedestal. The remains of the stocks, built close to the cross
so that its step served as the seat, consist of 2 low jambs
and a damaged 2-part sill cut away in the centre.
HISTORY: last used in 1865.

Listing NGR: SD8423433066

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