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Witney, Market Square, Butter Cross

Historic building in Witney. Market building. Late 16/early C17; cupola added 1683; C19 repair work. Render over timber frame to cross gables; stands on 13 round limestone ashlar piers; stone slate cross-gabled roof and lean-to pentice roof to all sides. Roof surmounted. by clock-turret with cupola and sundial: medallion inscribed “Erected 1683 by Gulilmus Blake […]