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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1073539
English Heritage Legacy ID: 185910
Location: Goosnargh, Preston, Lancashire, PR3
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
SD 53 NW GOOSNARGH INGLEWHITE GREEN
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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