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Description: Memorial Cross 300 Metres East of Light Birks Farmhouse
Date Listed: 12 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239278
OS Grid Reference: NY8445863243
OS Grid Coordinates: 384458, 563243
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9636, -2.2443
NY 86 SW HAYDON A686 (East side)
9/28 Memorial Cross 300 metres
east of Light Birks Farmhouse
Memorial cross, late C19. Dressed stone. Celtic-style wheel cross with interlace
and other ornaments, arms of Derwentwater on shaft. Broad chamfered base with
inscription in recessed panel. Square stone step.
IN MEMORY OF
JAMES AND CHARLES
EARLS OF DERWENTWATER
BEHEADED ON TOWER HILL
24 FEB 1716 AND 8 DEC 1746
FOR LOYALTY TO
THEIR LAWFUL SOVEREIGN
Erected by Cadwallader Bates, the historian, who restored Langley Castle in the
Listing NGR: NY8445863243
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Source: English Heritage
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