Description: Sharow Cross
Sharow Cross (National Trust)
Date Listed: 6 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 330995
OS Grid Reference: SE3235271977
OS Grid Coordinates: 432352, 471977
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1426, -1.5062
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SE 37 SW SHAROW DISHFORTH ROAD
2/73 Sharow Cross (formerly listed
as Sharow Cross (National Trust)).
Base and stump of sanctuary cross. Probably C13. Limestone block
approximately 80 x 60 centimetres and 30 centimetres high, with cross base
set into a cavity and surviving to height of approximately 40 centimetres.
The base stands on a stone foundation which is set into the ground. Now the
property of the National Trust, this is the only surviving remnant of 8
crosses marking the limits of the area of sanctuary within 1 mile of the
monastery founded by St Wilfred in 672.
Listing NGR: SE3235271977
Source: English Heritage
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