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Inglewhite Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Goosnargh, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.854 / 53°51'14"N

Longitude: -2.6905 / 2°41'25"W

OS Eastings: 354677

OS Northings: 439968

OS Grid: SD546399

Mapcode National: GBR 9RNW.96

Mapcode Global: WH857.ND0B

Entry Name: Inglewhite Cross

Listing Date: 11 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073539

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185910

Location: Goosnargh, Preston, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Civil Parish: Goosnargh

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Goosnargh St Mary The Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


4/63 Inglewhite Cross

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

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