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North Charlton market cross (Eglingham)

Associated with the medieval village of North Charlton was a market cross. It comprises a stone shaft set, 1.3m high, on top of three square steps. The earliest documentary record of the cross is in a survey of 1578 when it was described standing on the South Row in North Charlton. This is a Scheduled Monument and Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N5030
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Eglingham

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