Monument record MDR289 - Cross shaft, St Peter's Church, Fairfield

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 0664 7414: A free standing cross shaft (late medieval), See G.P's AO/66/12/5. (1) To the west of the church tower at Fairfield is the shaft of an old churchyard cross, possibly a preaching cross. In the later 19th century the shaft was used to support a sundial. This has been removed, although the holes can still be seen where the sundial was secured. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Personal Observation: F1 JB 10-FEB-66.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Owen, D. 2003. A History of Fairfield Church and Parish. pp 31-32.

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Location

Grid reference SK 0663 7414 (point) (Centre)
Civil Parish BUXTON, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR949

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Record last edited

Jan 31 2018 10:57AM

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