Kirkby Lonsdale Market Cross

  • Description

    "Kirkby Lonsdale’s old market cross now stands in the middle of Swinegate, formerly the site of the market dealing in pigs and coal. The mediæval cross comprises of a rounded shaft set in a square base on three octagonal steps. The octagonal capital was crowned in C19 with a ball finial sometime during the nineteenth century. The cross originally stood at the junction of Main Street, Market Street and Mill Brow; it was moved to Swinegate in 1822. The cross is a Grade II listed building (Historic England List Entry Number: 1145765 )." Photo by David Dixon, 2018.
  • Owner

    David Dixon
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 3 months ago
    Viewed: 299 times
    Picture Taken: 2018-12-03
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