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The Market Cross

A Grade II* Listed Building in Mountsorrel, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.73 / 52°43'47"N

Longitude: -1.1399 / 1°8'23"W

OS Eastings: 458179

OS Northings: 315053

OS Grid: SK581150

Mapcode National: GBR 8L9.SRK

Mapcode Global: WHDHY.GMFZ

Entry Name: The Market Cross

Listing Date: 1 June 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287313

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402769

Location: Mountsorrel, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE12

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Civil Parish: Mountsorrel

Built-Up Area: Mountsorrel

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Mountsorrel St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

MOUNTSORREL

SK 51 NE
3/40
1.6.66

MARKET PLACE (West Side)

The Market Cross

GV
II*

Market cross. 1793. Stone and leaded dome. Classical open peristyle of 8
Tuscan columns supporting entablature and leaded dome with stone vase finial.
This market cross was built by Sir John Danvers of Swithland Hall after he had
removed the medieval cross to his own grounds. White's Leicestershire and Rutland,
1877, and Pevsner. Scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: SK5817915053

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