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Saxon Cross Shaft Approximately 10 Metres to South of Church of Saint Oswald's, West Hauxwell

Description: Saxon Cross Shaft Approximately 10 Metres to South of Church of Saint Oswald's

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 321927

OS Grid Reference: SE1656093070
OS Grid Coordinates: 416560, 493070
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3329, -1.7468

Location: West Hauxwell, North Yorkshire DL8 5LP

Locality: West Hauxwell
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 5LP

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Listing Text

SE 19 SE
8/42 Saxon cross shaft
approximately 10 metres
to south of Church of
13.2.67 Saint Oswald's

Cross shaft. C8-C9. Shaft approximately 2 metres high, set on a plain
base. Anglo-Danish. On the east side, a knot pattern and a panel for
inscription, recorded as "Crux Sci Gacobi" (Pevsner, Buildings of England,
North Riding (1966), p.183). This is traditionally thought to have
commemorated Saint James the Deacon, d.690, who is said to have founded the
church (notes on display in the church porch). Scheduled as an Ancient
Monument. VCII i, p. 249.

Listing NGR: SE1656093070

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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