Building record M5160 - Priory Cross, Cheapside, Worksop


CROSS (Medieval to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 58989 78788 (5m by 4m)
Map sheet SK57NE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Worksop, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A market and fair were held at the cross (outside the priory gates). (1) (2)
The market cross has been re-erected, and appears original apart from the upper portion of the shaft. The original site (SK 59007878 - (4)) now falls under a modern highway. (3)
Market cross. C13, re-sited 1896 and restored C20. Ashlar. Octagonal base of 5 steps carrying square plinth and tapered octagonal shaft. (5)
See M5159 for priory, M4372 for gatehouse.

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.


Listed buildings slides, (Photograph). SNT2648.

--/11/90, Worksop Cross (Plan). SNT3364.

<1> Peverel Archaeology Group, 1953, Ann Rept 5, pp 28-9 (Published document). SNT1123.

<2> Knowles D and Hadcock N, 1953, Medieval Religious Houses, p 159 (Published document). SNT869.

<3> Colquhoun FD, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT582.

<4> OS, 1885, 1:2500, County Series 1885 (Map). SNT1013.

<5> DOE, Listed Building Description (Published document). SNT626.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Photograph: Listed buildings slides. .
  • --- Plan: --/11/90. Worksop Cross. 1.
  • <1> Published document: Peverel Archaeology Group. 1953. Ann Rept 5. pp 28-9.
  • <2> Published document: Knowles D and Hadcock N. 1953. Medieval Religious Houses. p 159.
  • <3> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Map: OS. 1885. 1:2500, County Series 1885.
  • <5> Published document: DOE. Listed Building Description.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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