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Listed Building record MDR1825 - Stone cross, Foolow Green, Foolow

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1400 AD to 1900 AD)

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SK 1908 768 : FOOLOW, STONE CROSS An ancient stone cross stands on the village green of Foolow. It was 'restored in modern times' (4). (1,4). [SK 19087680] Cross. (2). Scheduled. (5) Descheduled in 1995. (7). An old bullring [SMR 5804] is fixed at the foot of the cross steps; the original site was not ascertained. (5) Village Cross. Grade II listed cross, dating from the 15th century and restored in 1868. It was constructed of stone and has a stepped square plinth. It also has a rock-faced square base with chamfered top and spurred corners. Above this is a tapering shaft topped by an elaborate Celtic type cross with short side arms and a fleureed rounded top. Between the arms is a cusped circle with pierced spandrels. To the west side, is a central raised cross with raised Maltese crosses to either side on the arms. (8). Visited by Ranger G. Allen on the 17th January 1992.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 379.
  • <2> Map: OS County Series. 1922. 1:25000 Derbyshire.
  • <3> Scheduling record: Ministry of Works. 1961. Ancient Monuments of England and Wales. 31.
  • <4> Article in serial: Heathcote, J. 1961. 'Scheduled Ancient Monuments', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 81. pp 136-137.
  • <5> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 20-JAN-66.
  • <6> Index: NDAT. 0943. 0943.
  • <7> Unpublished document: English Heritage. 1995. Descheduling notification.
  • <8> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 1908 7680 (point) Centre

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Nov 7 2023 7:50PM

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