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Memorial Stone and Base of Market Cross Opposite Junction with Combs Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Dewsbury, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6654 / 53°39'55"N

Longitude: -1.6253 / 1°37'31"W

OS Eastings: 424854

OS Northings: 418837

OS Grid: SE248188

Mapcode National: GBR KV21.XS

Mapcode Global: WHCB4.04BB

Plus Code: 9C5WM98F+5V

Entry Name: Memorial Stone and Base of Market Cross Opposite Junction with Combs Road

Listing Date: 3 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313647

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340777

ID on this website: 101313647

Location: Overthorpe, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, WF12

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury South

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Dewsbury

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thornhill St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE 21 NW (Overthorpe)
SE 2485 1884
Memorial stone and base
5/90 of Market Cross opposite
junction with Combs Road


Memorial stone. 1865 and base of Market Cross. C17 or earlier.
Large square red sandstone post, rendered in panels and with stopped
chamfers. Decoratively carved 4-gabled cap. Finial missing. On
one side formerly a drinking water fountain and iron bowl. On the
opposite side a brass plate to 'Ridley Rewcastle. Clerk of Works on
the Savile York Estates. Died April 21st 1865. This memorial is
erected by the agent, the builders and other friends on the estate
as a mark of regard for a just and faithful man'. The cross base
alongside, cylindrical with round socket in top.

Listing NGR: SE2485418837

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