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The Market Cross, Market Place, Mountsorrel (Grade II*)

Geo: 52.7300, -1.1399
Date ListedWed 1st June, 1966
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressThe Market Cross Market Place Mountsorrel LE12 7BA
GradeGrade II*
Grid ReferenceSK5817915051
LBS402769
Volume, Map, Item260, 3, 40
ParishMountsorrel
WardMountsorrel
Conservation AreaMountsorrel
DescriptionMarket cross, 1793. Stone and leaded dome. Classical open peristyle of 8 Tuscan columns supporting entablature and leaded dome with stone vase finial. This market cross with built by Sir John Danvers of Swithland Hall after he had removed the medieval cross to his own grounds. White?s Leicestershire and Rutland, 1877, and Pevsner. Scheduled ancient monument.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.

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