Monument record MDR6390 - Market Cross (remains of), Newboundmill Lane, Pleasley

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SK 50376425 CROSS [G.T.] (1) The stump of the old market cross stands near the beginning of Teversal Road, Pleasley. (2) Remains of cross [see S/55/54]. (3) Published survey 1/2500 correct. (4) Pleasley Cross, of uncertain date, is a large square-based cross with four or more steps and socket stone. No shaft. Grade 2. (5) The Market was granted 9 May 1285 to Thomas Bishop of St. Davis's. The market was held on a Monday and a fair on the 17-19th October each year. (1-6) Plinth and lower part of the shaft of a stone market cross, presumably erected soon after Pleasley's market charter was granted to Thomas Bek in 13 Edward I (1283-4). It is currently [in 1970] on a traffic roundabout and is disfigured by road signs. (7)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1955. 6".
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Pike, L. 1953. Guide to Pleasley. p 8.
  • <3> Unpublished document: L.S. Surveyor (Letter E.M.R.O. 11/14 dtd. 11/8/55).
  • <4> Personal Observation: F1 JB 09-JUN-66.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: DOE (HHR) Blackwell RD Derby Sept 1961 4.
  • <6> Index: NDAT. 1719. 1719.
  • <7> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. un-numbered, with photos.



Grid reference Centred SK 5037 6425 (5m by 4m) (Centre)

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  • EDR925

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Feb 22 2011 3:51PM

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