Site of Cross

Description of this historic site

The site of a Post Medieval boundary cross, for which there is documentary evidence. Evidence suggests that the cross was carved on an oak tree. The exact location is unknown.

Notes about this historic site

1 “There was a crosse at Wistons Lane end as one goeth to Hocklie Heath, it was ye boundary of Tamworth parish from Neilhurst, it was an oak upon which a crosse was engraven but ye tree is now fallen and gone”. [Included in a listed of parish crosses compiled by Sir Simon Archer of Umberslade, 1581-1662 probably during the Civil Wars].

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