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Cross-Base to South of Church of All Saints, Kirby Underdale

Description: Cross-Base to South of Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 167726

OS Grid Reference: SE8083958570
OS Grid Coordinates: 480839, 458570
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0168, -0.7677

Location: Painsthorpe Lane, Kirby Underdale, East Riding of Yorkshire YO41 1QY

Locality: Kirby Underdale
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO41 1QY

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Listing Text

SE 85 NW
(north side)
3/36 Cross-base to south of
- Church of All Saints

Cross-base. Probably late mediaeval, subsequently re-cut to form a stone
seat. Gritstone. Cubical block with central socket expanded into one side
to form seat. This stone, which was formerly at the top of Garrowby Hill,
is known as King Harolds Chair from a local legend that he sat in it in
order to admire the view after the battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066.

Listing NGR: SE8084158570

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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