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: REMAINS OF MARKET CROSS, OPPOSITE EGREMONT HOTEL

List entry Number: 1345670

Location

REMAINS OF MARKET CROSS, OPPOSITE EGREMONT HOTEL, BANK STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetWest SomersetDistrict AuthorityWilliton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Dec-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264969

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST0740 WILLITON CP BANK STREET (South side)

10/205 Remains of Market Cross, opposite Egremont Hotel (formerly listed in Priest Street)

22.5.69

GV II*

Shown on OS map at corner of Egremont Hotel, some 20 metres to the South but now resited. Market cross. C14. Red sandstone. Square socket with broached corners, remains of tapering octagonal shaft with similar broaches, much eroded; in all about one metre high. Pooley illustrates it with a carved stone capping, reputed to belong to the original cross; this same piece of capping was at time of survey (December 1983) lying to the North East of Washford Mission Church, Old Cleeve CP. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 247). (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1877).

Listing NGR: ST0773340931

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Pooley, C - Title: An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Old Stone Crosses of Somerset - Date: 1877

National Grid Reference: ST 07733 40931

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