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Market Cross and Stone Benches

A Grade II Listed Building in Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.1556 / 54°9'20"N

Longitude: -3.1862 / 3°11'10"W

OS Eastings: 322630

OS Northings: 473956

OS Grid: SD226739

Mapcode National: GBR 6N5D.Z3

Mapcode Global: WH72B.1T14

Entry Name: Market Cross and Stone Benches

Listing Date: 6 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388512

Location: Dalton Town with Newton, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA15

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Civil Parish: Dalton Town with Newton

Built-Up Area: Dalton-in-Furness

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dalton-in-Furness St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


SD2273 MARKET PLACE, Dalton In Furness
708-1/11/183 Market cross and stone benches


Market cross and stone benches on site of earlier cross.
1869-70 (Walton). Limestone. 4-step platform and 3-step base
to chamfered, square column surmounted by plain cross. 2 stone
benches set as quadrants within pebble pavement on east side.
The benches have slab pillars and tilted tops and were used
for the sale of fish at public market.
(Walton J E: Dalton in Furness in Old Picture Postcards:
Netherlands: 1983-: PL 31).

Listing NGR: SD2263073956

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