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The Cross and Signpost

A Grade II Listed Building in Normanton, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6998 / 53°41'59"N

Longitude: -1.4152 / 1°24'54"W

OS Eastings: 438704

OS Northings: 422754

OS Grid: SE387227

Mapcode National: GBR LTKN.DG

Mapcode Global: WHDC5.78BH

Plus Code: 9C5WMHXM+WW

Entry Name: The Cross and Signpost

Listing Date: 15 January 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253746

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437048

ID on this website: 101253746

Location: Normanton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF6

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Normanton

Built-Up Area: Normanton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Normanton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Tagged with: Market cross

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SE 32 SE
(east side)
2/52 The Cross and Signpost
- II

Stump of market cross, perhaps medieval, surmounted by lamp-post (formerly
also sign-post) added in 1904. Sandstone and iron. Stone base square in
section and approx. 1 metre high, tapered. Cast-iron lamp-post attached to
top of stump by square clasping-socket with moulded cap surmounted by 4
dolphins with tails erect to the base of the lamp standard, which is
decorated and has arms or branches on 3 sides with scrolled wrought-iron
brackets to these and to the ladder-bar above; former pendants from the
branches, in the form of inscribed cartouches, missing at time of survey
(1986); but terminal lantern restored.

Listing NGR: SE3870422754

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