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Latitude: 53.2128 / 53°12'46"N
Longitude: -1.6784 / 1°40'42"W
OS Eastings: 421570
OS Northings: 368464
OS Grid: SK215684
Mapcode National: GBR 57S.NG8
Mapcode Global: WHCD7.6H0V
Entry Name: The Great Cross and Railed Enclosure
Listing Date: 13 January 1951
Last Amended: 5 December 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1316492
English Heritage Legacy ID: 468204
Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Bakewell
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK2168 SOUTH CHURCH STREET
831-1/4/169 (North side (off))
13/03/51 The Great Cross and railed
(Formerly Listed as:
SOUTH CHURCH STREET
The Great Cross (Churchyard Cross))
Cross shaft. Saxon, early C9; enclosure early C19. Gritstone;
wrought-iron railings. Small railed enclosure set around
deeply-chamfered socket stone to monolithic cross shaft with
panelled head. The shaft is enriched with vine scrolls and
bas-relief carvings of animals and humans thought to show a
combination of Christian and pagan beliefs.
Considered to have affinities with cross at Rothwell, Dumfries
and Galloway. Railings: square rods with arrowhead finials,
standards with vase finials.
The cross is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, Derbyshire County
Listing NGR: SK2157068464
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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