This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SO5140SW WIDEMARSH STREET 683-1/8/349 (East side) 10/06/52 Preaching Cross in grounds of Coningsby Hospital
Preaching Cross. C14 with later additions. Ashlar sandstone. 6-sided base with 4 steps, supporting traceried arcade with angle buttresses enclosing shaft-base with traceried blind arcading. Shaft has 6 columns supporting ribbed vault, with machicolation above, and plain shaft with decorated cross-base. This is the only remaining example of a friar's preaching cross in England. Scheduled Ancient Monument. (RCHME).
Listing NGR: SO5115240419
© Dr Derek Foxton. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Foxton, Derek
Rights Holder: Foxton, Derek
Ashlar, Sandstone, Medieval Preaching Cross, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Cross
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