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Cross 25 Metres North West of South Gate to Churchyard, Longhoughton

Description: Cross 25 Metres North West of South Gate to Churchyard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237042

OS Grid Reference: NU2432315067
OS Grid Coordinates: 424323, 615067
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4289, -1.6172

Location: N End, Longhoughton, Northumberland NE66 3JP

Locality: Longhoughton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3JP

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Listing Text

(West side)

18/151 Cross 25 metres
north-west of south
gate to churchyard


Free-standing cross, perhaps Pre-Conquest or early medieval. Cut sandstone.
Rectangular slab narrowing at the top to a cross with rounded armpits and a
tapered 'hammerhead' top; overall height 1.05 metres. Probably a sepulchral
monument rather than a churchyard cross; a very similar cross (see reference
below), now lost, was found at Gateshead in 1908.

Oliver, Leeson & Wood, Proc. Soc. Antiq. Newcastle, 3rd Ser., 3 p.319 (1909).

Listing NGR: NU2432315067

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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