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Aberlady, Main Street, Market Cross

Market Cross (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Aberlady, Main Street, Market Cross

Classification Market Cross (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Mercat Cross

Canmore ID 54888

Site Number NT47NE 3

NGR NT 46428 79932

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Aberlady
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT47NE 3 4642 7993.

(NT 4642 7993) Cross (NR)

OS 25" map (1924)

Aberlady Market Cross, the top of which is missing, stands on the N side of the village street. It consists of a square-sectioned shaft 6' in length, 10" in diameter, inserted in a plinth 2'3" square and 1'11" high resting on a graduated base of four tiers 3'8" in height with a maximum diameter of 9'1". The shaft has been renewed.

RCAHMS 1924; J Small 1900

No change to previous information.

Visited by OS (BS) 13 October 1975

Aberlady Mercat Cross dates from the 18th century.

J Knight and J Gifford, undated


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