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Remains of Market Cross Inside Number 19

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5879 / 51°35'16"N

Longitude: -1.4282 / 1°25'41"W

OS Eastings: 439708

OS Northings: 187830

OS Grid: SU397878

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y5.KPZ

Mapcode Global: VHC12.6C91

Plus Code: 9C3WHHQC+5P

Entry Name: Remains of Market Cross Inside Number 19

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Last Amended: 6 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284135

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251164

Location: Wantage, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Wantage

Built-Up Area: Wantage

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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SU3987NE (South side)
9/69 Remains of Market Cross inside
22/04/50 No.19
(Formerly listed as ... to S
of front door of St.Gabriel's
House (now inside
UDC offices))

- II

Market Cross. Late C16. Limestone. Octagonal with domical capping; each face has
weathered figures of saints in niches. Noted as being of considerable local
importance. Formerly sited to south of front door of St. Gabriel's House,
Newbury Street, and then inside Urban District Council Offices, Portway, from
whence removed to its present position in the Vale and Downland Museum Centre.
(VCH: Berkshire, Vol IV, p.320; Buildings of England, Berkshire, p.254)

Listing NGR: SU3970887830

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