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Market Cross

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stalbridge, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9608 / 50°57'39"N

Longitude: -2.3788 / 2°22'43"W

OS Eastings: 373492

OS Northings: 118002

OS Grid: ST734180

Mapcode National: GBR 0WH.RDN

Mapcode Global: FRA 56XK.T7R

Entry Name: Market Cross

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102344

Location: Stalbridge, North Dorset, Dorset, DT10

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Stalbridge

Built-Up Area: Stalbridge

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Stalbridge St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


7/30 Market Cross

Market Cross. Second half of C15. Cross head C20. Stone 3-step octagonal
base. Square plinth with three-quarters detached square columns in each
corner with moulded bases and capitals. Central panels with carving too
worn to be intelligible. Tapering octagonal shaft starting as square in the
base with the corners turning into attached pinnacles which terminate in finials.
To the west is a weathered carving of a figure standing on an animal under
a canopy with a floriate finial. Scheduled as an ancient monument. "RCHM,
Dorset, Vol III", HMSO, 1970, p249, no. 2; Hutchins John "The History and
Antiquities of the County of Dorset", Third ed. 1868, reprint by EP, 1973.
Vol iii, p670. Newman J and Pevsner N "The Buildings of England: Dorset",
Penguin, 1972, p396.

Listing NGR: ST7349218002

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