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Market Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Huddersfield, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6466 / 53°38'47"N

Longitude: -1.7822 / 1°46'56"W

OS Eastings: 414492

OS Northings: 416696

OS Grid: SE144166

Mapcode National: GBR HVZ8.YJ

Mapcode Global: WHCB1.LLJT

Entry Name: Market Cross

Listing Date: 3 March 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340226

Location: Kirklees, HD1

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Newsome

Built-Up Area: Huddersfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Huddersfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Market Cross
SE 1416 NW 1/24 3.3.52.
1671. Erected by Sir John Ramsden, 1st Baronet, when he was granted a Royal
Charter to hold a market on this site. 2 modern ashlar steps. Ionic column
with roughly gadrooned base, and small swags hanging from volutes. Square
die above this bearing achievements of arms on each side. Ball finial. The
sculptural style is similar to the C17 garden house at Whitley Beaumont.

Listing NGR: SE1449216696

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