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The Butter Cross, Stamfordham

Description: The Butter Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238871

OS Grid Reference: NZ0777372074
OS Grid Coordinates: 407773, 572074
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0431, -1.8799

Location: 34 Worth Side, Stamfordham, Northumberland NE18 0QG

Locality: Stamfordham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE18 0QG

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Listing Text

NZ 0772

28/385 The Butter Cross


Market cross. 1735. Ashlar and stone slate roof. Small square single-storey
building. A single round arch on each side. Alternate courses of stone project
slightly to form banded rustication. Alternate voussoirs project also.
Moulded imposts. Pyramidal roof with square stone top which has date and worn
inscription on a shield on east side, sundial on south side and formerly open
arches now blocked on the other 2 sides. This also has a pyramidal roof, with
ball finial and vane.

Original roof timbers inside.

Scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ0777572074

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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