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Listed Building record MDR4138 - Fox Lane, Cross

Type and Period (2)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

[SK 29507488] CROSS [G.T.] (1) Prob. 14th cent. (4) cross on the east side of Fox Lane, about 150 yds North-east of the junction of Fox Lane and Rumbling Street in the small portion of the former Shillito Plantation cut down in 1918. Possibly a boundary cross connected with the Canons of Beauchief but of this there is no direct evidence. (2) Scheduled (3). (2-4) Plain cross in a well-weathered base, well preserved. See photograph - GP/53/17/6 (5) No change. See GP/AO/66/5/4. (6) Height 1.9m, width 0.33m and breadth 0.31m. Width across arms 0.46m with a bit broken of each arm. Set in a base c. 1.2m by 0.85m, roughly rectangular in form. Probably on the line of old trackways and may indicate the boundary of land associated with Beauchief Abbey. (2) Photographic record. (9)

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1955. 6".
  • <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> Scheduling record:
  • <4> Article in serial: Heathcote, J. 1961. 'Scheduled Ancient Monuments', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 81. p137.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference:
  • <6> Bibliographic reference:
  • <7> Index: NDAT. NDAT 1301. 1301.
  • <8> Photograph: PPJPB. Photo:PPJPB:SMR:469.27a-30a (B&W)/8016.1-4(Slides)/12.19, 24.19-21(B&W). B&W and Slides.
  • <9> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1983: 12.19; 24.19-21.



Grid reference Centred SK 2949 7487 (12m by 13m) Centre

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR1395
  • EDR1474

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Record last edited

Jan 17 2024 3:50AM

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