NX4355 : Wigtown Mercat Cross

taken 1 year ago, near to Wigtown, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Wigtown Mercat Cross
Wigtown Mercat Cross
Also known as the New Market Cross, it was erected in July 1816 to mark the site of the ancient market place and place of proclamation. It is an octagonal granite market cross and is situated at the west end of The Square, between North and South Main Streets. It is a Category B listed building. LinkExternal link
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NX4355, 520 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 22 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Market Cross 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 4328 5529 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:52.0656N 4:26.6181W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 4327 5528
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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