St Peter's Church, Hope (Saxon Cross)

Recent Photograph of St Peter's Church (Saxon Cross) (Hope)

An account of Hope Churchyard Cross by Lyndsey Porter dates it as “probably eleventh century with interlace work and pairs of figures, one set apparently carrying a cross”.[1]

(Information provided by Rosemary Lockie)

[1] “A book for the inquisitive” - The Peak District: Its Secrets & Curiousities. Moorland Publishing Co. Ltd. 1988. ISBN 0 86190 240 8.
[2] There is much more information about the Cross in Chapter I of William Smith Porter's book Notes from a Peakland Parish.

Image contributed by Pete Howard on 15th April 2005.
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