Village Cross

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


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.

Selected Sources

Books and journals

Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967) National Grid Reference: SE4407317999
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