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Inglewhite Cross, Goosnargh

Description: Inglewhite Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 185910

OS Grid Reference: SD5467739968
OS Grid Coordinates: 354677, 439968
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8540, -2.6905

Location: Silk Mill Lane, Goosnargh, Lancashire PR3 2LF

Locality: Goosnargh
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 2LF

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Listing Text


4/63 Inglewhite Cross

Market cross, dated 1675, but possibly earlier, restored 1911. Sandstone.
Wide hexagonal plinth of 5 steps, chamfered hexagonal base (lettered on the
north RESTORED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION 1911), tall shaft octagonal in the lower half and cylindrical above, with moulded collar and cap bearing a weather vane
topped by a figure in Carolean costume. The top of the octagonal part of the
shaft has on each side an oval panel with a raised letter: "H" "C" "I" "V" "1"
"6" "7" "5"; "IW" are thought to be the initials of the lord of the manor at
that time, John Warren of Poynton in Cheshire - Mr. Justice Warren, member of
the Council of the Welsh Marches, Judge of Chester, etc, d.1706. History:
probably associated with ancient cattle and sheep fairs held in Rogation week
and in October each year, and said to have been famous as "Inglewhite Bull
Fair i'th'North". References: VCH Lancs vii p.191; Fishwick Goosnar h p.8;
Richard Cookson Goosnargh Past and Present p.16.

Listing NGR: SD5467739968

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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