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Monument record MDR3988 - Lady's Cross, Holmesfield

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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Full Description

[SK 2714 7824] Lady's Cross [G.T.] (1) The base and two broken portions of the shaft of Lady or Lady's Cross are to be found five hundred yards west of the Upper Barbrook Bridge on the road above Owler Bar. The cross is mentioned in 1263 and was set up to Our Lady, probably to mark the boundary of the land of Beauchief Abbey in the area. (2, 3) The cross is situated at Sk 27147823, a broken portion of the shaft lies near the base. See G.P's AO/66/2/1 (5) It was mentioned in a deed of before 1263 by which the waste of the manor of Hathersage was granted to Beauchief Abbey. (6) Site monitoring has been carried out and site appears not to be under threat. (11)

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1958. 25" map.
  • <2> Article in serial: Ward, G H B. 1921. 'Fox Lane and Whibbersley Crosses', Transactions of the Hunter Archaeological Society. Volume 2, pp 137-141.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. 'The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part II', English Place-Name Society. p265.
  • <4> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1961. Scheduling Notification: Hoon Mount Platformed Bowl Barrow.
  • <5> Personal Observation: F1 JB 12-JAN-66.
  • <6> Article in serial: Hunter Archaeological Society. Volume 5 THAS. Volume 5. p167.
  • <7> Index: NDAT. NDAT 1299. 1299.
  • <9> Photograph: PPJPB. Photo:PPJPB:SMR:507.122.
  • <10> Personal Observation: Hunter Archaeological Society SAM Monitoring Scheme. P Wheeler.
  • <11> Unpublished document: Marriott, J & Marriott, V (PDNPA). 2010. Scheduled Monument Monitoring Form: Lady’s Cross.



Grid reference Centred SK 2722 7823 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (3)

  • EDR1621
  • EDR3214
  • EDR1028

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Record last edited

Jan 23 2015 1:04PM

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