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Description: John Cross
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 327636
OS Grid Reference: NZ9000702699
OS Grid Coordinates: 490007, 502699
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4118, -0.6147
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SNEATON SHOOTING HOUSE RIGG
NZ 90 SW 900027
10/157 John Cross
Wayside cross and boundary marker. Medieval socket stone anti C18 boundary
stone. Hollowed rectangular socket stone. Boundary stone with initial
'C' inscribed on east face replaces cross shaft and is now recumbent. John
Cross was located between a bog and a steep slope, and was one of a series
of waymarkers on the old road from Whitby to Pickering via Red Gate and May
Beck. Possibly named after John de Steyngrave, Abbot of Whitby 1245-1258.
M.Boyes, The Crosses Walk, p.69; T.H.Woodwark, The Crosses on the North
York Moors, pp.11, 19.
Listing NGR: NZ9000702699
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Source: English Heritage
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