SK 16396458: One Ash, pre-Conquest cross fragments. Two fragments of pre-Norman cross heads were found together on the surface of a rubble-filled mining hollow within the vicinity of the farm at One Ash Grange. There may be an association with the earthworks of a deserted settlement at SK 16566479 (SMR 10265). It is not certain that the two cross fragments originate from the same cross. Stylistic comparisons are difficult, since the majority of cross fragments in the region are shafts, as opposed to cross heads. However, the combination of expanded arms with simple triple knot interlace, as seen on the One Ash examples, suggests a 10th or early 11th century date. (1)
Two pieces of crosshead. Now in Buxton Museum. (2)
Article in serial: Myers, A & Barnatt, J (University of Sheffield). 1984. 'Pre-Norman cross fragments from Monyash, Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Vol. 104, pp 5-9.
Correspondence: Sidebottom, P. 1994. Letter regarding Anglo-Saxon stone monuments in Derbyshire, 15th February, 1994. Letter.
Find a placename, postcode or grid reference
The map is limited to 3000 records per layer so not all records are being displayed for this area. Zoom in to see more.
Centred SK 1639 6458 (10m by 10m) (Multiple Site Centre)
MONYASH, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (0)
External Links (0)
Record last edited
Jul 7 2015 12:48PM
Comments and Feedback
Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.