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Remains of Market Cross, Opposite Egremont Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Williton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1602 / 51°9'36"N

Longitude: -3.3208 / 3°19'14"W

OS Eastings: 307735

OS Northings: 140931

OS Grid: ST077409

Mapcode National: GBR LR.70KH

Mapcode Global: VH6GW.D39F

Plus Code: 9C3R5M6H+3M

Entry Name: Remains of Market Cross, Opposite Egremont Hotel

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Last Amended: 21 December 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345670

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264969

Location: Williton, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Williton

Built-Up Area: Williton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Description

ST0740
10/205
22.5.69

WILLITON CP
BANK STREET (South side)
Remains of Market Cross, opposite Egremont Hotel (formerly listed in Priest Street)

GV
II*

Shown on OS map at corner of Egremont Hotel, some 20 metres to the South but now resited. Market cross. C14. Red
sandstone. Square socket with broached corners, remains of tapering octagonal shaft with similar broaches, much eroded;
in all about one metre high. Pooley illustrates it with a carved stone capping, reputed to belong to the original
cross; this same piece of capping was at time of survey (December 1983) lying to the North East of Washford Mission
Church, Old Cleeve CP. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 247). (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST0773540931

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