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Description: Medieval Cross Base and Shaft Approximately 200 Metres South East of High Rails Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 331622
OS Grid Reference: SE2714960615
OS Grid Coordinates: 427149, 460615
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0408, -1.5869
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RIPLEY RIPLEY PARK
SE 26 SE
1/116 Medieval cross base and
shaft approximately 200
metres south-east of High
15.3.66 Rails Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Cross
in park at Ripley
Cross base and part of shaft. Probably medieval. Gritstone. 2 tiers of
steps, the lowest approximately 1.5 metres square. The cross base is a
square block and the base of the stone shaft, approximately 50 centimetres
high, is set into a socket in the top. The shaft is chamfered on all 4
corners, the chamfers widening possibly towards an octagonal section. The
cross is said to stand on the deserted site of the village of Whipley but it
was possibly a way marker as it stands on trackways leading westwards
towards Pateley Bridge and northwards towards Fountains Abbey, It stands
close to the site of a well. Scheduled Ancient Monument No 416.
Listing NGR: SE2714960615
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Source: English Heritage
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