List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MARKET CROSS 56 METRES NORTH OF TOWN HALL

List entry Number: 1192024

Location

MARKET CROSS 56 METRES NORTH OF TOWN HALL, MARKET SQUARE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireEast NorthamptonshireDistrict AuthorityHigham Ferrers

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Jun-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 232362

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

HIGHAM FERRERS MARKET SQUARE SP9668SW (East side) 20/62 Market Cross 56m. N of Town 23/09/50 Hall (Formerly listed as Market Cross) GV I

Market Cross. Probably C14. Squared coursed limestone and ironstone and limestone ashlar. Conical base with one step. Octagonal ashlar shaft with ballflower decoration to capital. Iron frame similar to tripod links base and shafts. The conical base replaced the original steps. Scheduled as an ancient monument. (Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.256).

Listing NGR: SP9604168497

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 256

National Grid Reference: SP 96041 68497

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