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Monument record MDR1718 - Cross Base, Wind Low barrow, Wormhill

Type and Period (1)

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

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SK 1145 7517: WIND LOW, CROSS BASE. A large square sandstone wayside cross-base surmounts Wind Low. (1) [SK 113 751] "Tunstid Cross". (2). Cross. (3). See G.P's AO/66/10/5 & 6. The cross base is situated at SK 1144 7516. (4) The cross-base has been in its present position since at least 1846 as it is noted by T. Bateman in his account of excavations at the barrow [SMR 15642]. The base is of square type with tapering sides, and a sub rectangular socket on the top face. ( )

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1848. Vestiges of the Antiquities of Derbyshire. p 88.
  • <2> Map: 1687. Map of High Peak wastes and commons.
  • <3> Map: Map of Wormhill Commons.
  • <4> Personal Observation: F1 JB 06-JAN-66.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. 2540. 2540.
  • <6> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J. 1989. The Peak District Barrow Survey (updated 1994). Site 2:3.
  • <7> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 15643.1-2.
  • <8> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 4.22a-23a.



Grid reference Centred SK 1144 7516 (19m by 18m) (Centre)

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  • EDR843

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Sep 6 2013 11:34AM

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