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Applegarth, Market Cross

Market Cross (17th Century), War Memorial (20th Century)

Site Name Applegarth, Market Cross

Classification Market Cross (17th Century), War Memorial (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Applegarthtown, War Memorial

Canmore ID 66836

Site Number NY18SW 3

NGR NY 10496 84311

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/66836

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  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Applegarth
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Annandale And Eskdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NY18SW 3 10496 84311

(NY 1049 8430) Market Cross (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map (1957)

Location formerly entered as NY 1049 8430.

A small mound about 55 yards NE of the church, in which the base of the market cross is said to be embedded, marks the site.

The right to hold four annual fairs and a weekly market at Applegarth was granted to Sir William Jardine in 1685.

NSA 1845 (W Dunbar); Name Book 1857; G S Pryde 1952.

No trace of the mound or base of the cross remains. A war memorial now occupies the site.

Visited by OS (RD) 19 May 1966.

War Memorial

on site of

Market Cross [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, July 2009.

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Project (February 2014 - July 2014)

A data upgrade project to record war memorials.

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