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Stump Cross, Swineshead



Reference Name MLI12567

Name:
Stump Cross, Swineshead

Summary:
The base and repaired shaft of Stump Cross, in Swineshead.

Location:
SWINESHEAD, BOSTON, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
The base and repaired shaft, 5 feet 3 inches high, of the cross at Swineshead, which stands in the road leading to Bicker. It marks the spot where the market was formerly held. {1}{2}{3}{4}{5}

The cross has been moved slightly due to road widening and is now at TF 2392 3972. OS survey (25 inch) revised. {6}

There is a full description in the revised scheduling document 22667. There are modern repairs to the cross. This document states that the monument stands at TF 2392 3971. Height 2m. {7}

Sources:
1 Index: OS CARD INDEX. SWINESHEAD. TF23NW:5,1965, D.A.
2 Bibliographic reference: Marratt, William. 1814. The History of Lincolnshire, Topographical Historical and Descriptive. VOL 1 P 172
3 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 219
4 Bibliographic reference: WHITE, W.. 1856. History, Gazetteer and Directory of Lincolnshire. P 816
5 Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. and Harris, J., with Antram, N.. 1989. Buildings of England (Second Edition). Lincolnshire. 2nd Rev Edn p737
6 Index: SMR FILE. SWINESHEAD. TF 23 NW:S,1976, R.W.H.
7 Scheduling record: ENGLISH HERITAGE. 1994. REVISED SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 22667. MPP 22

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