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The Market Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Selby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.784 / 53°47'2"N

Longitude: -1.0691 / 1°4'8"W

OS Eastings: 461434

OS Northings: 432364

OS Grid: SE614323

Mapcode National: GBR NSZP.B8

Mapcode Global: WHFD2.K44Y

Entry Name: The Market Cross

Listing Date: 16 December 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 325833

Location: Selby, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Selby

Built-Up Area: Selby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Selby St Mary and St Germain

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

1. --------
5342 The Market Cross

SE 6132 SE 5/2 16.12.52


Dated 1775 on a modern plaque attached to the plinth. Dated 1790 by Pevsner.
Style suggests 3rd quarter of C18. Stood in Market Place until replaced by a flower bed in 1975. Erected at expense of 9th Lord Petre,Lord of the Manor
of Selby (1742-1801). Ashlar, Gothick details, and neo-classical conception. Lower part has quatrefoil plan, of which each foil terminates in a semi-cone abutting a cruciform core. In next stage up, each arm of the cross plan is gabled, with badly eroded gargoyles where the lower parts of each gable meet: gables are eroded, but look as if they may have been crocketed. Then the
arms taper gently in highest stage, to form a pyramid which remains cruciform
in plan.

Listing NGR: SE6143432364

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

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