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Listed Building record MDR4387 - Churchyard Cross, Swarkestone

Type and Period (1)

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

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[SK 3720 2858] to the south of Swarkeston church is the massive base stone of the old churchyard cross, standing on four square steps. In the socket rests a piece of the upper part of the old shaft, about 0.6m long, which was found under the pathway in 1876. (1) The cross remains are situated as noted but almost completely overgrown, only the top of the shaft being visible. Height 2.0m. Not photographed. (2) Churchyard Cross to south of St James' Church. 14th cent, stone. Grade II. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Cox, J C. 1877. Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, Vol. II. p501-2.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: F1 BHS 27-JUN-66.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: DOE Listed Bldgs. Dist of South Derbyshire. Derby 11 Mar 1987 172.



Grid reference Centred SK 3720 2858 (10m by 10m) Centre

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1435

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Record last edited

Jan 28 2024 5:18PM

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