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Village Cross (At Junction with Holywell Lane and Maltby Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Braithwell, Doncaster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.444 / 53°26'38"N

Longitude: -1.2022 / 1°12'7"W

OS Eastings: 453088

OS Northings: 394435

OS Grid: SK530944

Mapcode National: GBR NX1M.J4

Mapcode Global: WHDDF.HPRL

Entry Name: Village Cross (At Junction with Holywell Lane and Maltby Lane

Listing Date: 5 June 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151524

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334777

Location: Braithwell, Doncaster, S66

County: Doncaster

Civil Parish: Braithwell

Built-Up Area: Braithwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Braithwel St James

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

BRAITHWELL HIGH STREET
SK59SW (south end)

8/2 Village Cross (at
5.6.68 junction with Holywell
Lane and Maltby Lane)

GV II


Village cross. Medieval, restored 1887 and 1953. Magnesian limestone.
Square plinth of 3 steps, the lower step chamfered and inscribed 'ERECTED
ABOUT AD 1191 / RESTORED AD 1887 THE / JUBILEE YEAR OF / QUEEN VICTORIA'.
Square cross base with projecting band, inscription 'IICICI' and stone plaque
inscribed 'This cross was erected to commemorate/The freeing from bondage
of/KING RICHARD I circa 1191 / Restored in the Coronation year of / Her
Majesty QUEEN ELIZABETH II / 1953'; half-pyramidal corner stops; inscription
in Norman French translates 'Jesu, the son of Mary, remember our King and
deliver him I pray' (Miller, p247). Stump of shaft. Set in iron-railed
enclosure at important village site.
E. Miller, The History and Antiquities of Doncaster, lB04,


Listing NGR: SK5308894435

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