VILLAGE CROSS List Entry Summary
This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.
Name: VILLAGE CROSS List entry Number: 1025000
VILLAGE CROSS, PURSTON LANE Grade: II
Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968
ACKWORTH PURSTON LANE (north SE41NW side) High Ackworth 2/27 Village Cross 25.3.1968 GV II
Village cross. Possibly late medieval (“medieval shaft with Tudor ball on top”: Pevsner). Sandstone. Octagonal base of 3 high steps, approx. 4 metres in diameter; low octagonal pedestal, and stop-chamfered shaft with moulded cap and ball finial. Prominently sited near junction with Pontefract Road.
Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967) National Grid Reference: SE4407317999
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