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Market Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1061 / 53°6'21"N

Longitude: -2.0254 / 2°1'31"W

OS Eastings: 398393

OS Northings: 356542

OS Grid: SJ983565

Mapcode National: GBR 24P.BQC

Mapcode Global: WHBCH.V6P4

Entry Name: Market Cross

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Last Amended: 14 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461659

Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Leek

Built-Up Area: Leek

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


611-1/4/86 (South side)
13/04/51 Market Cross
(Formerly Listed as:
Market Cross in Cemetery)


Market cross. Probably early C15. A fluted shaft on stepped
base raised on a later quadrant base, with Maltese cross head
on small scalloped base. The market cross stood for some time
in the cemetery, having been removed from the town centre in
1806. Sheduled Ancient Monument

Listing NGR: SJ9839356542

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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