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Monument record MDR4681 - Cross (remains of), St John the Baptist's Churchyard, The Butts, Belper

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1300 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site

Full Description

[SK 35244752]. The base and socket of the old cross, probably coeval with the mid-13th century chapel, is sited opposite the porch of St.John the Baptist's Church, Belper. The lintel stone of the porch is thought to be the shaft. (1) Situated at SK 3524547521, the shaft with a 17th century inscription has been re-inserted in the socket. See G.P's AO/66/8/2 & 3. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Cox, J C. 1877. Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, Vol. III. p146.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 22-SEP-66.



Grid reference Centred SK 3524 4752 (10m by 10m) Centre
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR3551
  • EDR1322

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Record last edited

Dec 30 2022 6:12PM

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