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Listed Building record MDR870 - Broken churchyard cross base (moved), St Mary's Churchyard, Norbury and Roston

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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In the churchyard on the south side of Norbury Church are the remains of an elaborate base of a churchyard cross. (1) Two parts of the cross base are outside the porch at SK 1255 4238 (1966). (2, 3) There is also a reused, decorative carved stone within the church that does not appear to be directly associated with the Saxon cross and may be post-Conquest in date. (7)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: North Staffordshire Field Club. 1889. 'Excursion Report 41', Transactions of the North Staffordshire Field Club.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 JB 25-JUL-66.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F2 FKB 18-MAR-74.
  • <4> Index: Trent & Peak Archaeological Trust (TPAT). Trent & Peak Archaeological Trust Index: 2498. 2498.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Jewitt, H. Derbyshire Domesday.
  • <6> Article in serial: Routh, T. 1937. 'A corpus of the pre-Conquest carved stones of Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 58, pp 1-46. p 37.
  • <7> Correspondence: Sidebottom, P. 1994. Letter regarding Anglo-Saxon stone monuments in Derbyshire, 15th February, 1994. Letter.



Grid reference Centred SK 1255 4238 (10m by 10m) Centre

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Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR1216
  • EDR1383

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Record last edited

Nov 12 2023 6:02PM

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