Monument record M5519 - Montpesson Cross, Eakring


CROSS (Victorian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference SK 67011 61923 (point)
Map sheet SK66SE
District Newark
Civil Parish Eakring, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Cross erected 1893. (1)
Site visited 18/06/1991. Stone cross within iron railing enclosure. Inscription on base reads "Near this spot stood Pulpit Ash where Montpesson preached on coming to Eakring as Rector in 1670 AD after leaving Eyam in Derbys which had been decimated by the plague." Grid ref confirmed as correct. (2)

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

2 colour print, SMR

<1> Stapleton A, 1912, Catalogue of Notts Crosses, p 10 (Published document). SNT1324.

<2> Glenn C, 1991, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT713.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Published document: Stapleton A. 1912. Catalogue of Notts Crosses. p 10.
  • <2> Personal comment: Glenn C. 1991. Pers Comm.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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