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The Percy Cross, Otterburn

Description: The Percy Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239696

OS Grid Reference: NY8771793664
OS Grid Coordinates: 387717, 593664
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2370, -2.1947

Location: A696, Otterburn, Northumberland NE19 1JF

Locality: Otterburn
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 1JF

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Listing Text

NY 89 SE (North side)

25/36 The Percy Cross


Cross erected to commemorate the Battle of Otterburn, 1388. Erected on this
site in 1777 but incorporating the medieval cross base. Dressed stone.

Round base of 3 steps followed by 2 square steps. On this is the medieval
cross base and set into it a rectangular shaft c.12 x 6 inches and c.8 feet
high, tapering towards the top. This shaft is said to have been the kitchen
lintel at Otterburn Tower.

Listing NGR: NY8771793664

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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