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Main Street, Cross

A Category B Listed Building in Ormiston, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.913 / 55°54'46"N

Longitude: -2.9387 / 2°56'19"W

OS Eastings: 341418

OS Northings: 669277

OS Grid: NT414692

Mapcode National: GBR 70X2.K6

Mapcode Global: WH7V1.TMSW

Plus Code: 9C7VW376+6G

Entry Name: Main Street, Cross

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351504

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17545

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ormiston

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Ormiston

Traditional County: East Lothian

Tagged with: Market cross

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15th century. Ashlar monolith, much-weathered, set in enclosure of wrought-iron railings on road setts at centre of Main Street. 3 steps and base to shaft (repaired 1839); chamfered arrises, weathered shield to W face and moulded neck, termination in roll and hollow moulded equal-armed cross.

Statement of Interest

Guardianship monument. Scheduled Ancient Monument No 90234. Probably taken from a pre-Reformation chapel in the village, and given new use as mercat cross in 1726, when Ormiston gained a charter to become a market town. It plays an important part in the Main Street of Cockburn's planned village.

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