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Description: Cross-Base to South of Church of All Saints
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
KIRBY UNDERDALE MAIN STREET
SE 85 NW
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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