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Market Cross

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cheddar, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2754 / 51°16'31"N

Longitude: -2.7766 / 2°46'35"W

OS Eastings: 345921

OS Northings: 153203

OS Grid: ST459532

Mapcode National: GBR JH.ZS9S

Mapcode Global: VH7D1.T6GM

Entry Name: Market Cross

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Last Amended: 29 January 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268772

Location: Cheddar, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS27

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Cheddar

Built-Up Area: Cheddar

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/110 Market Cross



Market cross. C15, shelter rebuilt 1834. Ashlar, wood-framed roof to shelter. Central octagonal pier, socket raised on
3 steps, hexagonal shelter with 6 arched 4-centred arch openings, shallow 2 stage buttresses at each angle, embattled
parapet. Shaft crowned by an abacus with figures in niches, probaly late C19; cross missing. Rebuilt by Thomas, Marquis
of Bath. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 21). (Pooley, Old crosses of Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST4592053201

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