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© Dr Ed Lorch

IoE Number: 422268
Location: THE MARKET CROSS ALSO KNOWN AS THE PINNACLE, CHURCH STREET (centre of)
  MARTOCK, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Dr Ed Lorch
Date Photographed: 19 February 2003
Date listed: 28 April 1987
Date of last amendment: 28 April 1987
Grade II

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The Market Cross, etc. Church Street. 12/182 9/182 ------------------------------------ The Market Cross, etc. Church Street. 12/182 9/182 ------------------------------------ ST4619 MARTOCK CP CHURCH STREET (Centre) 12/182 The Market Cross, also known as The Pinnacle 19.4.61 GV II Market Cross. Medieval base, column dated 1741 all but plinth block entirely rebuilt in 1982. Ham stone ashlar, about 6 metres overall height. Circular base on circular step, with extra stones at cardinal points, then a square plinth block, stepped, supporting a fluted Tuscan column, said to have been copied from one at Wilton; on this a block with 4 sundial faces, one of which bears the 1741 date, with rod gnomons, surmounted by a ball finial crowned with a wrot-iron weathervane. The upper column thought to have been added by the then Lord of the Manor. (Pooley, Old Crosses of Somerset, 1872).

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