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Market Cross Cottage and War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Combe, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4933 / 51°29'35"N

Longitude: -2.2292 / 2°13'45"W

OS Eastings: 384184

OS Northings: 177172

OS Grid: ST841771

Mapcode National: GBR 1QN.77B

Mapcode Global: VH963.9QWM

Plus Code: 9C3VFQVC+88

Entry Name: Market Cross Cottage and War Memorial

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Last Amended: 9 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317210

Location: Castle Combe, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Castle Combe

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Castle Combe

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Castle Combe


ST 8477
(west side)
6/120 Market Cross Cottage
(formerly listed as house 15 yds
north of Reading Room Cottage) and
War Memorial


House, c1800, rubble stone with stone tiled roof and end wall
stacks. 2 storey, 2-window range of flush 2-light unmoulded
mullion windows with sashes. Central door in flush doorcase. Rear
range is earlier cottage, heightened and altered. Attached to
south side is early C19 Gothic screen wall, apparently designed to
close a view, an ogee stone arch with ball finial adjoining Market
Cross Cottage and length of coped wall to a tall moulded pointed
arch with plain impost blocks, infilled with ashlar walling
converted to village War Memorial.

Listing NGR: ST8418477170

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 16 December 2016.

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