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Market Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Epworth, North Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.5249 / 53°31'29"N

Longitude: -0.8201 / 0°49'12"W

OS Eastings: 478315

OS Northings: 403788

OS Grid: SE783037

Mapcode National: GBR QWQP.74

Mapcode Global: WHFFC.CNPL

Plus Code: 9C5XG5FH+XW

Entry Name: Market Cross

Listing Date: 10 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068802

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165145

Location: Epworth, North Lincolnshire, DN9

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Epworth

Built-Up Area: Epworth

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Epworth St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Market Cross


Market cross. Medieval origins, reset in 1806. Limestone ashlar. Circular
base of 4 steps, carrying square pedestal with plinth, panelled sides and
stepped cap containing leaded socket and iron spike for former cross shaft.
Pedestal bears small C20 plaque recording that John Wesley "preached from
these steps on many occasions". An illustration of c1858 shows the cross
with a tall shaft. W Read, History of the Isle of Axholme, 1858, p 130;
Epworth Town Trail, 1984, p 5.

Listing NGR: SE7831503788

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