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Listed Building record MDR1903 - Cross and Sundial, St Margaret's Church, Wormhill

Type and Period (2)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Stuart to 21st Century - 1670 AD to 2050 AD)

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[SK 12447416] There are remains of the old churchyard cross south of Wormhill Church. They consist of two sets of square steps, a large base stone, and a portion of the shaft about three feet high. On it is fixed a dial-plate dated 1670. (1) Cross surveyed at 1/2500. (2). Gritstone churchyard cross south of the church. Two sets of square steps, 1.6m and 1.2m square, a base stone 0.7m square and 0.5m high with the shaft 1m high. Dial-plate dated 1670 fixed to the cross. (3) Former Village cross in St Margaret's Churchyard. Grade II listed medieval cross, now a sundial base. Constructed of ashlar gritstone shaft stump, on a square base, set on two steps,, now with a sundial face dated 1670 fitted to the top of the shaft. (4).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Cox, J C. 1877. Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, Vol. II. p 312.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 08-DEC-65.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 2546. 2546.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
  • <5> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 15650.1-2.
  • <6> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 9.18-19.



Grid reference Centred SK 1244 7416 (3m by 3m) Centre

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  • EDR889

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Record last edited

Jan 21 2024 9:56PM

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