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 AT JUNCTION OF STATION AND FINEDON ROADS

List entry Number: 1192144

Location

MARKET CROSS AT JUNCTION OF STATION AND FINEDON ROADS, STATION ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireEast NorthamptonshireDistrict AuthorityIrthlingborough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-May-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 232384

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

IRTHLINGBOROUGH STATION ROAD SP9470NE (North side) 16/82 Market Cross at junction of 08/05/50 Station and Finedon Roads - I

Market cross. Probably mid C14. Squared coursed limestone and ironstone, with ashlar shaft. Octagonal base of 8 steps surmounted by square socket with octagonal shafts with ballflower ornament and remains of foliated capital. The shaft is said to have been used as a standard for measurement of land. The whole structure was relocated to the west of its original site as part of a road improvement scheme in 1965. Scheduled as an ancient monument. (Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.268; J. Markham, Stone Crosses of Northamptonshire).

Listing NGR: SP9473170763

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Markham, C A - Title: The Stone Crosses of the County of Northamptonshire
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Markham, C A - Title: The Stone Crosses of the County of Northamptonshire
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Cherry, B - Title: The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire - Date: 1973 - Page References: 268

National Grid Reference: SP 94731 70763

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