It was also known as Weekday Market.
A cross (probably not the first) was erected about 1529-1530. The Chamberlain's Accounts contain items of expenditure relating to the purchase of stone and sand and payment to John Mychyll for working the stone. There is also reference to the purchase of drink that was drunk at the cross on Corpus Christi. This may relate to a celebration to mark its completion.
1804 Tuesday, 6 November
Ordered that the Week Day Cross be taken down and the Material sold by publick Auction …
A new Cross was erected in the late 1993 by Nottingham Civic Society.