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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: THE MARKET CROSS

List entry Number: 1287313

Location

THE MARKET CROSS, MARKET PLACE

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireCharnwoodDistrict AuthorityMountsorrel

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1966

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 402769

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

MOUNTSORREL

SK 51 NE MARKET PLACE (West Side) 3/40 1.6.66 The Market Cross

GV II*

Market cross. 1793. Stone and leaded dome. Classical open peristyle of 8 Tuscan columns supporting entablature and leaded dome with stone vase finial. This market cross was built by Sir John Danvers of Swithland Hall after he had removed the medieval cross to his own grounds. White's Leicestershire and Rutland, 1877, and Pevsner. Scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: SK5817915051

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Leicestershire and Rutland - Date: 1877 - Journal Title: Whites Directory

National Grid Reference: SK 58179 15051

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