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Auchtermuchty, Kirk Wynd, Market Cross

Market Cross (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Auchtermuchty, Kirk Wynd, Market Cross

Classification Market Cross (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 30333

Site Number NO21SW 5

NGR NO 2380 1175

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Fife
  • Parish Auchtermuchty
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO21SW 5 2380 1175.

(NO 2380 1175) The Cross (NAT)

OS 6"map, (1938)

A stone in the centre of a circular pavement in Kirk Wynd, Auchtermuchty, is called 'the Market Cross'. It is dated '1728', the time when it was erected, and stands on the site of a former cross which was erected about the 16th century.

Name Book 1854.

At 'The Cross' there is a design of a cross inscribed in a circle, marked on the road by paving stones and cobble stones. In the centre of the figure is a stone bearing the date '1827'.

Visited by OS (D S) 29 October 1956.

No change.

Visited by OS (R D) 20 March 1967.

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