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Monument record MDR5304 - Cross base, St Peter and St Paul's churchyard, Old Brampton, Brampton

Type and Period (2)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)
  • (Post Medieval to Mid 20th Century - 1540 AD to 1965 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

In Francis Bassano's 'Church Notes', made in about 1710, he mentions that in the churchyard at Old Brampton there is 'a handsome cross of two greeves (steps), and upon ye middle stone is a large sundial'. (1) There is the base of a cross in the churchyard at Old Brampton. (2) The cross base has been utilized as the base of a modern sundial at SK 3361 7188. It has been recut but some of the earlier tooling is still visible. See G.P's AO/65/211/5-6. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Cox, J. 1875. Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, Vol. I. p 117.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1953. The Buildings of England: Derbyshire, 1st edition. p 69.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 JB 15-OCT-65.



Grid reference Centred SK 3361 7188 (2m by 1m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1123

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Record last edited

Apr 24 2015 8:36AM

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