Monument record MDR5223 - Churchyard cross, St John the Baptist's Church, Dronfield

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

In Dronfield churchyard is the shaft of the old preaching cross. (1) Published survey (1/1250 NSL) correct. (2) In the churchyard of St. John the Baptist. (3) A grade II listed medieval cross. It has an octagonal stepped base of three tiers, supporting an octagonal block, on which stands a square base with deeply chamfered corners, given an octagonal upper face and gabled sides. The base supports the stump of an octagonal cross shaft, the upper face now has a sundial face. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Mee, A (ed). 1937. Derbyshire. p. 114.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: F1 FDC 01-DEC-65.
  • <3> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 0785. 0785.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE no: 1087762.



Grid reference Centred SK 3530 7839 (3m by 4m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR3829
  • EDR705

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Record last edited

Mar 24 2015 11:14AM

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