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Churchyard Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Brailsford, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9682 / 52°58'5"N

Longitude: -1.6367 / 1°38'12"W

OS Eastings: 424497

OS Northings: 341262

OS Grid: SK244412

Mapcode National: GBR 5BR.T77

Mapcode Global: WHCFD.TNTD

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81345

Location: Brailsford, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Brailsford

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Brailsford All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 24 SW PARISH OF BRAILSFORD CHURCH LANE
5/2
Churchyard Cross
GV II


Churchyard cross. C10 or earlier. Sandstone shaft, set on a modern base, the
original base stands on a stone slab to the side. The original base is square in
plan and much weathered. Modern square base with inscriptions recording that the
shaft was found beneath the original base in 1919 and was erected on the new base
in that year. Incomplete tapering shaft, circular turning to a square, reminiscent
of more famous northern examples, such as the Gosforth Cross in Cumbria. Deeply
carved with figure scenes and interlace.


Listing NGR: SK2449741262

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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