National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Aston Cross


Type Shaft

     The cross is located on Aston Lane and forms a traffic island at the junction of a private road to Aston Lodge. It is raised on a cobbled area surrounded by a low wall. The cross shaft is on top of two triangular sandstone bases. At the top of the shaft an iron socket is exposed.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
known, Not Not Known

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Step Red sandstone 5cm high x 185cm wide x 32cm deep
Base Red sandstone 23cm high x 107cm wide x 107cm deep
Shaft Red sandstone 91cm high x 33cm wide x 33cm deep

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Fair
Surface condition
  • Corrosion, Deterioration
  • Abrasions, cracks, splits
  • Biological growth
  • Surface spalling, crumbling
Structural condition
  • Broken, missing parts
  • Replaced parts
  • None
Road Aston Lane
Precise location At the junction of a private road leading to Aston Lodge
A-Z ref 1B 50
OS ref SJ558783
Date of design Circa seventeenth century
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by None
Duty of care Vale Royal Borough Council
Listing status II
At risk? At Risk

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