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Mercat Cross, the Square

A Category A Listed Building in Cumnock and New Cumnock, East Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.454 / 55°27'14"N

Longitude: -4.2662 / 4°15'58"W

OS Eastings: 256783

OS Northings: 620132

OS Grid: NS567201

Mapcode National: GBR 3R.YH95

Mapcode Global: WH3R6.F5QP

Entry Name: Mercat Cross, the Square

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359955

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24093

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cumnock and Holmhead

County: East Ayrshire

Town: Cumnock And Holmhead

Electoral Ward: Cumnock and New Cumnock

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Dated "1703, repaired 1778" Originally sited at Townhead
Five-step base, square shaft with splayed angles stopped at
top by moulded termination and carrying square stone sundial
and ball finial; two sides of sundial are sculptured with
the arms of the Crightons and the dates. Repaired 1944 and
again 1955.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled Ancient Monument No 330.

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