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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE GREAT CROSS AND RAILED ENCLOSURE

List entry Number: 1316492

Location

THE GREAT CROSS AND RAILED ENCLOSURE, SOUTH CHURCH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
DerbyshireDerbyshire DalesDistrict AuthorityBakewell

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

Grade: I

Date first listed: 13-Jan-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 05-Dec-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 468204

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History

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Details

BAKEWELL

SK2168 SOUTH CHURCH STREET 831-1/4/169 (North side (off)) 13/03/51 The Great Cross and railed enclosure (Formerly Listed as: SOUTH CHURCH STREET (North side) The Great Cross (Churchyard Cross))

GV I

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 Number 70.









Listing NGR: SK2157068465

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National Grid Reference: SK 21570 68465

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