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SWAFFHAM MARKET CROSS

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A market cross built between 1781 and 1783, probably to the designs of James Wyatt, for the Earl of Orford. It is constructed from limestone with a lead roof. The market cross is circular on plan with eight unfluted Roman Doric columns, set on a triple-stepped plinth, supporting a plain entablature. Two leaded steps lead into a half-rounded dome upon which is a statue of Ceres.

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