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Monument Number 304955

Hob Uid: 304955
Location :
Staffordshire
East Staffordshire
Abbots Bromley
Grid Ref : SK0803924573
Summary : 17th century market cross and 16th/17th century market house, Abbots Bromley.
More information : (SK 08032457) Cross (NAT) (1)

The Market House, Abbot's Bromley. Referred to in a deed of Feb 1st
1339. The Market was established in 1222. A drawing of the Market
Square, by J Buckler in 1839, shows the Market House with the stocks
beneath it. (2)

The Market House is a hexagonal building with a pyramidal roof placed
upon six timber pillars around a central support. The roof is tiled
and has lead flashings: it is surmounted by a finial. The pillars and
roof have been considerably restored. 16th/17th century. The stocks
have disappeared. (3)

No change to previous information. (4)

(SK 08032456) Cross (NR) (5)

17/49 The Butter Cross
12/1/66 (Formerly listed as Cross)

GV II*

Village cross. Probably C17. Timber framed; hexagonal plain tile
roof. Hexagonal plan. Open sided structure with hexagonal timber
piers on stone pads at each angle and in the centre, supporting the
timber roof structure, the central pier continues above roof as a
cross; wavy braces extend from angle piers to wall plate. Patterned
cobble floor. (AM). (6)

SK 0804 2457: Abbots Bromley market cross. Scheduled - RSM No. 21602. (7)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 25" 1924
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Abbot's Bromley 1939 11-12 Frontispiece Map Illust 13 (M A Rice)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JR 02-JUL-58
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 ASP 24-JAN-75
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS 1:10000 1973
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Source Number : 6
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) Dist of East Staffordshire, Aug 1985, 20
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Source Number : 7
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : English Heritage Scheduling Amendment 19/3/95
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : C16-17
Monument End Date : 1699
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Market Cross, Market House
Evidence : Structure, Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : ST 23
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 21602
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 273756
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 02 SE 7
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 02 SE 7
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1958-07-02
End Date : 1958-07-02
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 02 SE 7
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1975-01-24
End Date : 1975-01-24