Ashe Cross, near Sutton-on-the-Hill where the Egginton Road runs into the Etwall road, is a massive stump on a large base, locally known as the 'Butter Cross'. Undoubtedly a medieval boundary cross. (1)
The shaft has an indecipherable inscription on the west and south faces. See GP AO/66/171/1. Resurveyed at 1/2500. (2)
Ashe Cross comprises the remains of a socket stone and shaft on top of a hedge bank, hidden in bushes west of the junction of Ash Lane and James' Lane, on the south side of the road, at a field boundary. It has an indecipherable inscription on one side. (3)
Article in serial: Tudor, T. 1934. 'Minor monuments and lesser antiquities of Derbyshire, 1934', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 55, pp 64-76. 67.
Personal Observation: F1 BHS 03-AUG-66.
Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 7(b)1, with photos.
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SK 2462 3331 (point) (Centre)
SUTTON ON THE HILL, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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