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Hall Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Town, Doncaster

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Latitude: 53.5207 / 53°31'14"N

Longitude: -1.1245 / 1°7'28"W

OS Eastings: 458141

OS Northings: 403027

OS Grid: SE581030

Mapcode National: GBR NWLQ.BN

Mapcode Global: WHDD2.PRQT

Entry Name: Hall Cross

Listing Date: 12 June 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314545

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335081

Location: Doncaster, DN1

County: Doncaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Built-Up Area: Doncaster

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Doncaster St George

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SE 5803 SW (west end)

Hall Cross

Monument. 1793 built by Doncaster Corporation. Ashlar. Approximately 40
feet high. Two wide circular steps up to deep circular plinth, bases of sawn
off railings to top of second step. Monument has tall octagonal base with
moulded plinth and coved cornice. Above three circulars steps up to tall
column with attached colonnettes to four corners, each with moulded base and
coved cornice. Octagonal pinnacle to top with carved wooden finial topped
by weathervane. Inscription to north side of octagonal base 'This cross was
rebuilt by the corporation.1793.Henry Heaton Esq, Mayor', also Latin inscription
round the column, about half way up. This replaced an ancient cross. Source:
'History of Doncaster' by E Miller 1804.

Listing NGR: SE5814103027

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