Malmesbury Market Cross

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Historic building in Malmesbury. Late C15/early C16, renovated c1800 by the Earl of Suffolk, and repaired 1909-12 and 1949-50. Limestone ashlar. Octagonal plan about a central shaft. Leland states c. 1544 that it was built in living memory “for poore market folkes to stande dry when rayne cummith”. An extremely fine example of its type.

Malmesbury, Market Cross

Malmesbury, Market Cross

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