Description: Plague Cross
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
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SE 46 SE ALNE
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
Source: English Heritage
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