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Butter Cross at the Old Market Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bingley, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8479 / 53°50'52"N

Longitude: -1.8391 / 1°50'20"W

OS Eastings: 410683

OS Northings: 439090

OS Grid: SE106390

Mapcode National: GBR HRLY.MC

Mapcode Global: WHC91.QJFY

Entry Name: Butter Cross at the Old Market Hall

Listing Date: 9 August 1966

Last Amended: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338024

Location: Bingley, Bradford, BD16

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Bingley

Built-Up Area: Bingley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bingley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(south side)

9/164 Butter Cross at the
9.8.66 Old Market Hall
(formerly listed as Old
Market Hall,Cross and Stocks
Prince of Wales Park)

Butter Cross and base set within a square open-sided structure. Cross
and base of uncertain date but possibly C13 (market charter of 1212),
surrounding structure c1754 by Thomas Lister. Ashlar, stone slate roof.
Square base has 4 steps and base for tall shaft of cross which projects
through apex of roof. Square structure with square Doric corner columns
on stylobates supporting pyramidal roof. Re-erected on present site c1984;
see Old Market Hall (q.v.).

H. Kunz, D. Michelmore, J. Carpenter, The Ancient Borough of Bingleys
Its Butter Cross and Market Halls (pamphlet) Bingley Civic Trust (1984).

Listing NGR: SE1068339090

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