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cross, Greystoke
locality:-   Greystoke
civil parish:-   Greystoke (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
locality type:-   cross
coordinates:-   NY44013087
1Km square:-   NY4430
10Km square:-   NY43
references:-   Listed Buildings 2010

BVG56.jpg (taken 19.8.2011)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 58 1) 
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   database:- Listed Buildings 2010
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"VILLAGE CROSS / / / GREYSTOKE / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 73823 / NY4401230870"
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"Village cross. Probably C17 on C19 plinth. Red sandstone. Octagonal plinth of 5 steps, the 2 top ones original, surmounted by square base and tapered chamfered shaft with floriated cross head. The burial register records "1623, Nov 8, Buried Jo Nicholson the yonge childe of a poore beggar of the pishe of Broughton, which childe died at the Towne Crosse in Graistoke" which shows that the cross is older than this date."

Mentioned in a parish register, 1623.

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