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Cross Slab 1 Metre East of South Aisle of Church of St Peter, Broomley and Stocksfield

Description: Cross Slab 1 Metre East of South Aisle of Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239822

OS Grid Reference: NZ0493761424
OS Grid Coordinates: 404937, 561424
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9475, -1.9244

Location: Bywell, Northumberland NE43 7AE

Locality: Broomley and Stocksfield
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE43 7AE

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Listing Text

NZ 0461
23/61 Cross slab 1 metre
east of south aisle
of Church of St.


Sepulchral slab, late C11 or C12. Sandstone. Tapering slab with relief design
within raised border, head broken away. Expanded-arm cross rising from triangular
base, shears to right and stylised angular knotwork to left. Above cross the
lower part of animal perhaps a rampant lion, possibly the lion of de Insula,
(cf. slab at church of St. Andrew). Unusual combination of Pre-Conquest
stylistic influence with medieval heraldry.

Listing NGR: NZ0493761424

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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