St Oswald's Cross

place and market cross

Aged unknown

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Photo of Buttercross, Pontefract, St Oswald's Cross, and Solomon Dupeer blue plaque
Mike Kirby on Geograph

Buttercross Erected in 1734 to shelter people selling dairy produce. Replaced pre-Conquest St Oswald's Cross. Posthumous gift of Solomon Dupeer. Tradition asserts that Solomon Dupeer was responsible for betraying Gibraltar to the British in 1704. 18th century benches survive.

middle of Pontefract Market Place, Pontefract, United Kingdom where it sited