MARKET CROSS - Carlisle - List Entry

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Market Cross


  • Description

    "Also known as: Carlisle Cross. Market cross. Dated and inscribed JOSEPH REED MAYOR 1682 (the date twice)(on site of earlier medieval market cross). Calciferous sandstone ashlar, partly stuccoed and painted. Column sundial. 5 circular steps (a sixth is now buried) surmounted by square base on chamfered plinth; unfluted Ionic column and sundial head with ball and spear finials at corners, top and bottom; on top is a Lion sitting holding a scroll with the city arms...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 10 months ago
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