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The Market Cross Also Known As the Pinnacle

A Grade II Listed Building in Martock, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9704 / 50°58'13"N

Longitude: -2.7665 / 2°45'59"W

OS Eastings: 346278

OS Northings: 119281

OS Grid: ST462192

Mapcode National: GBR MH.M2YF

Mapcode Global: FRA 563K.02C

Entry Name: The Market Cross Also Known As the Pinnacle

Listing Date: 28 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422268

Location: Martock, South Somerset, Somerset, TA12

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Martock

Built-Up Area: Martock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

The Market Cross, etc. Church Street.
12/182
9/182

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The Market Cross, etc. Church Street.
12/182
9/182

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ST4619 MARTOCK CP CHURCH STREET (Centre)

12/182 The Market Cross, also known as
The Pinnacle
19.4.61

GV II

Market Cross. Medieval base, column dated 1741 all but plinth block entirely rebuilt in 1982. Ham stone ashlar, about 6
metres overall height. Circular base on circular step, with extra stones at cardinal points, then a square plinth
block, stepped, supporting a fluted Tuscan column, said to have been copied from one at Wilton; on this a block with 4
sundial faces, one of which bears the 1741 date, with rod gnomons, surmounted by a ball finial crowned with a wrot-iron
weathervane. The upper column thought to have been added by the then Lord of the Manor. (Pooley, Old Crosses of
Somerset, 1872).

Listing NGR: ST4627819281

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