Village Cross at Junction of Grantham Road and Market Street

Leicestershire

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Village cross, Bottesford

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Medieval
Village Cross

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Leicestershire County Council

District Council

Melton Borough Council

Parish

Bottesford

Parliamentary Constituency

Rutland and Melton

Grid Reference

SE806806 (480621, 338947)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.9415, -0.800161

Nearest Postcode

NG13 0BW

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Notes

The village cross at the junction of Grantham Road and Market Street. The cross is a standing stone cross of medieval and later date and is Listed Grade II. It includes a base consisting of five steps, a socket stone and the remains of a shaft. The full height of the cross is 2.47 metres. The shaft, socket stone and the majority of the lower three steps are thought to date to the 15th century. The top two steps are 20th century repairs. Scheduled.

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