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Audley's Cross, Blore Heath

Dating from the Wars of the Roses, this medieval stone cross was erected in memory of Lord Audley the Lancastrian leader, killed at the Battle of Blore Heath in 1459. It was repaired in 1765 and provided ...

Biddulph Hall - cross : sepia drawing

Cross in the road near Biddulph Hall, (roughly formed from a standing stone.) Artist: 'J. B.,' [John Buckler.]

Biddulph, Shepherds Cross. Photographed by William Blake.

Stonework landmark known as Shepherd's Cross, Biddulph, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Checkley - Danish Monument: engraving

Showing both sides of a Danish funeral Monument near Checkley.(See SV III 80c.i, for a similar engraving.) Anonymous. These are actually anglo-saxon cross-shafts and can be found in the graveyard of ...

Checkley - Danish Monument: engraving

Showing both sides of a Danish funeral monument near Checkley.(See SV III 80c.ii, for a similar engraving.)Anonymous. These are actually anglo-saxon cross-shafts and can be found in the graveyard of ...

Checkley Church - Ancient Crosses: sepia drawing

'Remains of Ancient Crosses in Checkley Church Yard, Staffordshire,' showing three crosses decorated with figures and strap-work.'J. C. B.,' [John Chessell Buckler.] These are actually anglo-saxon ...

Christ Church Interior, Stafford,

Christ Church opened on Foregate Street in 1839. Its mission church, St. Aidan's, was consecrated in 1902 on Marston Road. Christ Church closed in 1976. In 1983 it was demolished; sheltered housing ...

Christ Church Interior, Stafford,

Christ Church opened on Foregate Street in 1839. Its mission church, St. Aidan's, was consecrated in 1902 on Marston Road. Christ Church closed in 1976. In 1983 it was demolished; sheltered housing ...

Churchyard Cross, Blithfield

This cross stands in the churchyard of St. Leonard's Church, Blithfield. The steps are medieval, the cross shaft and head are Victorian. St Leonard's church dates from the 13th and 14th centuries. ...

Cross at Washerwell Lane, Caverswall

This late medieval cross was perhaps erected by monks from Hulton Abbey. Its precise purpose is not known, but it may have served as a butter cross, a boundary mark, or to mark Wash Well.

Cross in Biddulph Churchyard: pen and ink drawing

Showing a pillar on a heavy base above three steps, with gnomen used for a sundial.'T. P. W.,' [Thomas Peploe Wood.]

Croxden - Antiquities: sepia drawing

'Remains of an Effigy and Cross at Croxden Abbey, Staffordshire.'1) Showing the remains of a 13th century knight with a shield and a sword; the head and the lower part of the legs are missing.2) Showing ...

Ilam Church - Ancient Cross: sepia drawing

'Ancient Cross in the Church Yard at Ilam, Staffordshire,' showing a south west view of a round cross with curved faces and a broken head.J. B., [John Buckler.]

Ilam Church - Ancient Cross: sepia drawing

'Ancient Cross in the Church Yard at Ilam, Staffordshire,'showing a south east view of a cross with a tapered rectangular shaft, with carved circles and knot-work. The head is broken.J.B., [John Buckler.]...

Ilam Church - Ancient Crosses: lithograph

'Ancient Crosses, Ilam Churchyard,' showing a west view of three crosses. Anonymous, '1860 [lithographed] ; H. S., Sketched 1849.'

Joan Eaton's Cross, Church Eaton

Local tradition has opposing legends in respect of Joan (also known as Jane or June) Eaton, including that she was a Village Saint or a Parish witch. She is said to be buried near to the village of Church ...

Leek - 'Antique Pillars': woodcut engraving

A page from 'The Gentleman's Magazine,' giving a letter about 'Antique Pillars at Leek,' with a woodcut engraving of a pillar, 'about ten feet high,' with a carving on it. There is also a woodcut of ...

Leek Church - Ancient Cross: sepia drawing

'Ancient Cross in the Church Yard at Leek, Staffordshire.' Showing a round pillar which tapers to a rectangle, ending in a knob (the arms of the cross having broken away) with some plait-work decoration ...