INGLEWHITE CROSS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1073539
Date first listed:
11-Nov-1966
Statutory Address:
INGLEWHITE CROSS

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Location

Statutory Address:
INGLEWHITE CROSS

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Preston (District Authority)
Parish:
Goosnargh
National Grid Reference:
SD 54677 39968

Details

SD 53 NW GOOSNARGH INGLEWHITE GREEN

4/63 Inglewhite Cross 11.11.1966 GV II

Market cross, dated 1675, but possibly earlier, restored 1911. Sandstone. Wide hexagonal plinth of 5 steps, chamfered hexagonal base (lettered on the north RESTORED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION 1911), tall shaft octagonal in the lower half and cylindrical above, with moulded collar and cap bearing a weather vane topped by a figure in Carolean costume. The top of the octagonal part of the shaft has on each side an oval panel with a raised letter: "H" "C" "I" "V" "1" "6" "7" "5"; "IW" are thought to be the initials of the lord of the manor at that time, John Warren of Poynton in Cheshire - Mr. Justice Warren, member of the Council of the Welsh Marches, Judge of Chester, etc, d.1706. History: probably associated with ancient cattle and sheep fairs held in Rogation week and in October each year, and said to have been famous as "Inglewhite Bull Fair i'th'North". References: VCH Lancs vii p.191; Fishwick Goosnar h p.8; Richard Cookson Goosnargh Past and Present p.16.

Listing NGR: SD5467739968

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
185910
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cookson, R, Goosnargh Past and Present16
Farrer, W, Brownbill, J, The Victoria History of the County of Lancaster, (1911), 191
Fishwick, , Goosnargh, (1871), 8

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11589/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Cross. Source Historic England Archive
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