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Monument record MDR5297 - Haughton Cross (remains of), Leash Fen, Barlow

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 301 744. Remains of a ?13th century cross-shaft with incised cross on face: 300 yards south-east of the junction of Unthank Lane and Rumbling Street and 50 yards west of the field wall. Possibly a boundary cross associated with Beauchief Abbey. (1, 2) Situated at SK 3006 7444. The shaft is free standing in a stone base. It was not determined whether the two portions are contemporary. See G.P. AO/53/17/7. (3) The cross stands next to the former Chesterfield-Big Moor-Hope Bridleway and may have marked the boundary of the grant of the wastes of Barlow to Beauchief Abbey. (4) Photographic record. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Index: Preston, F (Hunter Archaeological Society). 1956. Transcript from the Hunter Archaeological Society Index.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Sheffield Clarion Ramblers' Handbook, 1941-2.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FDC 21-OCT-65.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 0224. 0224.
  • <5> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 526.1.



Grid reference Centred SK 3006 7444 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1293

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Record last edited

Dec 8 2016 11:04AM

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