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Description: Cross Shaft on Green at Junction of Greenhill Road and High Street and Church Street
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165161
OS Grid Reference: SK7680099896
OS Grid Coordinates: 476800, 399896
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4902, -0.8439
SK 7699-7799 HAXEY CHURCH STREET
22/99 Cross shaft on green at
junction of Greenhill
Road and High Street -
Cross shaft. Medieval, with late C19-C20 cap. Limestone ashlar. Drum
pedestal with square-section base and broach stops to octagonal top,
carrying tall chamfered square-section shaft with mid panel on east side
bearing painted relief carving of a shield with the Mowbray arms, a lion
rampant. Ogee stone cap. Overall height approximately 2 metres. The
Mowbrays were the medieval Lords of Haxey Manor. Known locally as the
"Mowbray Cross". W B Stonehouse, The History and Topography of The Isle of
Axholme, 1839, p 316.
Listing NGR: SK7680099896
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Source: English Heritage
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