• Shopping Basket: 0 items
  • Sign in or Register to start shopping


Butter cross or St Ives Cross, Sutton St James



Reference Name MLI20021

Name:
Butter cross or St Ives Cross, Sutton St James

Summary:
Butter cross or St Ives Cross, Sutton St James

Location:
SUTTON ST JAMES, SOUTH HOLLAND, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
The remains of St Ives' Cross, probably a 14th century butter cross, stands at the junction of four roads west of Sutton St James. The surviving elements are four steps, a base and one foot of shaft with three of the four quarter arched supporting feet. It is scheduled. {1}{2}{3}{4}
The base and lowest stone of the shaft remain, supported on a four step polygonal base. The shaft is supported by branching chamfered brackets. It possibly dates to the 16th century in its present form. Its condition is modest; the stones of the base need resetting. {6}
It is rare in having angle brackets. There is a full description in the revised scheduling document 22684. {7}
The cross is also listed and for the full description and the legal address of this listed building please refer to the appropriate List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. {8}

Sources:
1 Index: OS CARD INDEX. SUTTON ST JAMES. TF 31 NE:8,1965, D.A.
2 Article in serial: DAVIES, D.S.. 1915. 'Ancient stone crosses in Lindsey and Holland Divisions of Lincolnshire' in Lincolnshire Notes and Queries. VOL 13 P 218;224 FF
3 Index: HBMC. 1961. ANCIENT MONUMENTS IN ENGLAND AND WALES. 63
4 Index: SMR FILE. SUTTON ST JAMES. TF 31 NE:A -
5 Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. and Harris, J., with Antram, N.. 1989. Buildings of England (Second Edition). Lincolnshire. 2nd Rev Edn p733
6 Scheduling record: HBMC. AM 7. -
7 Scheduling record: ENGLISH HERITAGE. 1994. REVISED SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 22684. MPP 23
8 Index: Department of the Environment. 1987. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 6/95

Historic Environment Record

Further information can be found at: Historic Environment Record

For more detailed/specific searches you may use: Advanced search

Helpful Hint: Please quote the Reference Name / Number or the Lincstothepast item URL when contacting the Historic Environment Team.

Helpful hint: If you want to search a particular collection, or filter out unwanted collections/records – remember you can use the facetted searching to refine your results (see right hand side of your search results page).

Last updated: 04-December-2015 13:24:19

Bookmark with:

What are these?

  • © 2012 Lincs To The Past, Lincolnshire Archives

Powered by Webstructure.NET