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Latitude: 54.8126 / 54°48'45"N
Longitude: -2.439 / 2°26'20"W
OS Eastings: 371886
OS Northings: 546501
OS Grid: NY718465
Mapcode National: GBR CDDS.RM
Mapcode Global: WH91V.H9TG
Entry Name: Market Cross
Listing Date: 25 September 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325968
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73131
Location: Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, CA9
Civil Parish: Alston Moor
Built-Up Area: Alston
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Alston Moor
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NY 7146 ALSTON MOOR MARKET PLACE, ALSTON
24/71 Market Cross
Market Cross. First erected 1764, rebuilt 1883; knocked down and re-erected in
1970 and again in 1981. Panel with original inscription now in Parish Church:
"This Market Cross was erected by The Right Honourable SR WILLIAM STEPHENSON Kn
born at Cross Lands in this Parish and elected LORD MAYOR OF LONDON 1764."
Square plan. Block plinths, with stop chamfers and moulded bases, carry 8 (3
per side) monolithic columns with bell caps supporting pyramidal, graduated
stone flag roof which has C20 lantern at apex. 3 steps up to original
cross-site where replacement stone shaft carries central crown post.
Inscriptions on shaft detail history of structure.
Listing NGR: NY7188646501
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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