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The Market Cross Also Known As the Pinnacle

A Grade II Listed Building in Martock, Somerset

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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

Plus Code: 9C2VX6CM+5C

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

Civil Parish: Martock

Built-Up Area: Martock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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The Market Cross, etc. Church Street.


The Market Cross, etc. Church Street.


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


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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