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Monument record MDR1714 - Cross-base, west of Crossgate Farm, Wheston

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 1398 7605 : WHESTON, MEDIEVAL CROSS-BASE A massive square cross-base with mortice hole lies on the right-hand side of the road, and about half way between Tideswell and Wheston. (1). Cross (Remains of). (2). See G.P's AO/65/97/7. (3). If the route of Kirkgate (also known as Crossgate) is followed the reason for the names becomes clear, as the roads pass by the base of a medieval cross [SMR 15006] a mile out of Tideswell and a complete cross [SMR 15005] in the hamlet of Wheston. (4). Photographic record. (6,7).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Article in serial: Tudor, T. 1935. 'Minor monuments and lesser antiquities of Derbyshire (2nd list), 1935', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 56, pp 80-87. p 80.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1955. 6".
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 JB 06-JAN-66.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Dodd, A & Dodd, E. 1974. Peakland Roads & Trackways. p 64.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. 2055. 2055.
  • <6> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1993: 494.16-18.
  • <7> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 1993: 15006.1-3.



Grid reference SK 1398 7605 (point) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR843

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Record last edited

Jul 13 2015 9:13AM

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