CROSS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072561

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1967

Statutory Address: CROSS

Map

Ordnance survey map of CROSS
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Location

Statutory Address: CROSS

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

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley (District Authority)

Parish: Anderton

National Grid Reference: SD 61901 13018

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History

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Details

ANDERTON HEADLESS CROSS SD 61 SW 14/4 Cross 17.4.67 GV II

Part of shaft of cross, probably pre-Conquest, now used as pedestal of guidepost probably early C18. Gritstone. The remains of the cross shaft is rectangular in section, c.l metre high, carved on all 4 sides: north, possibly the legs of a figure; south, intersecting zig zags making a vertical succession of diamonds with grosses in the centres; west, geometrical, like Greek key; and east, uncertain. Mounted on the top is a square slab, like a table, lettered on all 4 sides: north, "TO. PRESTON"; south, "TO. BOULTON"; west, "TO. WIGGAN"; and east, "TO. BLAGBURN". Upper surface bears marks of former fixture, possibly a sundial.

Listing NGR: SD6190113018

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 184255

Legacy System: LBS

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