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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: MARKET CROSS

List entry Number: 1325968

Location

MARKET CROSS, MARKET PLACE

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaEdenDistrict AuthorityAlston Moor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Sep-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 73131

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NY 7146 ALSTON MOOR MARKET PLACE, ALSTON

24/71 Market Cross 25.9.51 G.V. II* Market Cross. First erected 1764, rebuilt 1883; knocked down and re-erected in 1970 and again in 1981. Panel with original inscription now in Parish Church: "This Market Cross was erected by The Right Honourable SR WILLIAM STEPHENSON Kn born at Cross Lands in this Parish and elected LORD MAYOR OF LONDON 1764." Square plan. Block plinths, with stop chamfers and moulded bases, carry 8 (3 per side) monolithic columns with bell caps supporting pyramidal, graduated stone flag roof which has C20 lantern at apex. 3 steps up to original cross-site where replacement stone shaft carries central crown post. Inscriptions on shaft detail history of structure.

Listing NGR: NY7188646498

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National Grid Reference: NY 71886 46498

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