Mission Cross at Osbaldeston

This Mission Cross was erected in 1855 at St Mary’s, Osbaldeston. The Reverend Lawrence Johnson – Parish Priest 1894-97 -who died in 1897 was buried beneath it. The stone plaque on the supporting base notes he was ‘buried as he desired beneath this cross.’ Note the ‘Passion Tools’ on the cross. When I posted these images on Twitter, a French Academic asked whether it was usual to have passion tools, ladder and crown on crosses in UK? He said they were common the French Alps (Savoi). Has anyone seen similar?

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