Village Cross at Junction of Grantham Road and Market Street
Leicestershire County Council
Melton Borough Council
Rutland and Melton
SE806806 (480621, 338947)
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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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