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Market Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Holsworthy, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8101 / 50°48'36"N

Longitude: -4.3532 / 4°21'11"W

OS Eastings: 234306

OS Northings: 103806

OS Grid: SS343038

Mapcode National: GBR KB.Y91M

Mapcode Global: FRA 16RY.RWL

Entry Name: Market Cross

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104946

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91944

Location: Holsworthy, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Holsworthy

Built-Up Area: Holsworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Holsworthy St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 3403 HOLSWORTHY THE SQUARE (Centre)

16/69 Market Cross

II

Market cross. Mid C19. Sandstone ashlar. A square monument with recessed
panels to each face to 5-cusped heads, diagonal hollow mould cornices, set to
moulded plinth on 2 octagonal steps. Above a moulded cornice a truncated
pinnacle with crocketted corners, and small diagonal pinnacles at corners, 2
of these complete, one without cresting and one a stump only. There are no
inscriptions or date to this monument, and it is assumed to be a C19 replacement
of a mediaeval original. The Square is still used for weekly markets.


Listing NGR: SS3430603806

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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