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Description: York Cross Also Known As Jack Cross
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 327648
OS Grid Reference: NZ8785901525
OS Grid Coordinates: 487859, 501525
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4016, -0.6481
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SNEATON WHINSTONE RIDGE
NZ 80 SE 878015
9/170 York Cross, also
known as Jack Cross
Waymarker cross. Medieval. Sandstone socket with gritstone shaft. Hollow square
socket stone supporting broken cross shaft, approximately 1 metre high, inscribed:
JACK over a form of Maltese cross. OSBM on socket. Cross was a waymarker on the
medieval Abbey road from Whitby to Pickering, via Falling Foss and Ellerbeck.
T H Woodwark, The Crosses on the North York Moors, pp.11, 19.
Listing NGR: NZ8785901525
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Source: English Heritage
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