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Plague Cross, Alne

Description: Plague Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 333348

OS Grid Reference: SE4941664866
OS Grid Coordinates: 449416, 464866
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0774, -1.2462

Location: Alne, North Yorkshire YO61 1SD

Locality: Alne
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 1SD

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Listing Text

Plague Cross


Cross base, with later milestone inscription, and adjoining stone trough for
disinfected water. Stone. Octagonal shaft on low chamfered plinth. Traditionally
connected with the plague of 1604 when it is said to have been a place of barter
outside the village where food would be left and money deposited in the trough.

Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, North Riding, 1966, p 60
VCH Yorkshire, North Riding, 1923, p 85

Listing NGR: SE4941664866

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Source: English Heritage

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