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|DescriptionOfPhoto:||View of cross looking across street|
|Dimensions:||c. 2m high|
|Location:||At roundabout between B6376 and B6427. (SK531944)|
|Street:||Maltby Lane and Holywell Lane|
|ImageCopyright:||Sheffield Hallam University|
|Description: A fragment of extremely worn stone mounted a pedestal with two bases. The whole resting on three steps sunk in a hollow in the pavement.
Inscription: Around the upper pedestal is some badly worn text cu: " : MORROI : QE??S : PRIE .. : ESY .. LEPIZ : MAIRIePA?SeT OOLIER : / MCXCI "
Around the lowest base: "RESTORED A.D. 1887 THE / JUBILEE YEAR OF / QUEEN VICTORIA / ERECTED ABOUT A.D. 1191"
On a limestone plaque attached to the rear of the pedestal: " This cross was erected to commemorate / The freeing from bondage of / KING RICHARD I circa 1191. / Restored in the Coronation year of / Her Majesty QUEEN ELIZABETH II / 1953 "
Commission: not known