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Sharow Cross Sharow Cross (National Trust), Sharow

Description: Sharow Cross Sharow Cross (National Trust)

Grade: II*
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

Location: Dishforth Road, Ripon HG4 5BQ

Locality: Sharow
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 5BQ

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/73 Sharow Cross (formerly listed
as Sharow Cross (National Trust)).

- II*

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

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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