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Market Cross at Junction of Station and Finedon Roads

A Grade I Listed Building in Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3268 / 52°19'36"N

Longitude: -0.6114 / 0°36'40"W

OS Eastings: 494731

OS Northings: 270763

OS Grid: SP947707

Mapcode National: GBR DYB.287

Mapcode Global: VHFP6.CS44

Entry Name: Market Cross at Junction of Station and Finedon Roads

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192144

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232384

Location: Irthlingborough, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN9

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Irthlingborough

Built-Up Area: Irthlingborough

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Irthlingborough St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP9470NE (North side)
16/82 Market Cross at junction of
08/05/50 Station and Finedon Roads
- I

Market cross. Probably mid C14. Squared coursed limestone and ironstone, with
ashlar shaft. Octagonal base of 8 steps surmounted by square socket with
octagonal shafts with ballflower ornament and remains of foliated capital. The
shaft is said to have been used as a standard for measurement of land. The whole
structure was relocated to the west of its original site as part of a road
improvement scheme in 1965. Scheduled as an ancient monument.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.268; J. Markham, Stone Crosses of

Listing NGR: SP9473170763

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