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Mercat Cross.

A Category A Listed Building in Prestwick, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5015 / 55°30'5"N

Longitude: -4.6111 / 4°36'39"W

OS Eastings: 235175

OS Northings: 626176

OS Grid: NS351261

Mapcode National: GBR 3B.VGTN

Mapcode Global: WH3QN.4ZHC

Entry Name: Mercat Cross.

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 386245

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB40328

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Prestwick

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Prestwick

Electoral Ward: Prestwick

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Square shaft, chamfered with moulded cornice and ball
finial, resting on square base and steps. The cross bears
the date and inscription "Rebuilt 1777".

Statement of Interest

Formerly Scheduled Ancient Monument No 322, scheduled on 29/01/1955 and descheduled on 13/05/2016.

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