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|DescriptionOfPhoto:||View of Cross|
|Dimensions:||211cm high x 99cm wide x 26cm deep|
|Location:||On a triangular island at the junction between Main Road and Boat Lane.|
|Street:||Main Road and Boat Lane|
|ImageCopyright:||Sheffield Hallam University|
|Description: A celtic-style cross designed to reflect the probable appearance of a previous cross which stood on this site.
Inscription: At the apex of the cross on either face: MM
Commission: Commissioned to celebrate 2,000 years since the birth of Christ. Project initiated in April 2000. It was proposed to place a new cross on a site where there had been a earlier cross which disappeared in the 17th Century, possibly during, or in the period following, the English Civil War. The cost of project was £12,000. Funding came from WREN (Waste Recycling Environment), G.H.Middleton, Bryant Homes, Lefarge Aggregates (owners of Cadeby Quarry), Sprotbrough News, Sprotbrough Residents' Association and Sprotbrough & Cusworth Parish Council.
Erected in April 2003 and a ceremonial blessing performed by local ministers, Rev John Richards and Rev. Martin Ramsden, in June 2003.
Sources: Sprotbrough & Cusworth Parish News, Summer 2003