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Description: Lambton Memorial Cross, South-West of Church of St. Barnabas
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109354
OS Grid Reference: NZ3091651486
OS Grid Coordinates: 430916, 551486
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8572, -1.5199
BOURNMOOR CHESTER ROAD
NZ 35 SW
(South side, off)
5/8 Lambton Memorial
of Church of St.
Memorial cross to Beatrix Frances Lambton, Countess of Durham, died 1871.
1873 designed by Sir Thomas Drew and made in Dublin by Walter Doolin. Grey
Tall Celtic cross on a large cross-plan platform. Platform has a low moulded
wall and 7 grave slabs (in same material) to various members of the Lambton
family. The cross, a reproduction of the cross of Monasterboice, County
Louth, Eire, has a battered base with relief carvings of scenes from the New
Testament. Both cross and base have elaborate Celtic ornamentation in relief
(knotwork, interlace, vine and foliage motifs).
Listing NGR: NZ3091651486
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Source: English Heritage
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