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Percys Cross with Enclosing Wall and Railings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hedgeley, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4672 / 55°28'1"N

Longitude: -1.916 / 1°54'57"W

OS Eastings: 405406

OS Northings: 619267

OS Grid: NU054192

Mapcode National: GBR H516.ZZ

Mapcode Global: WH9ZY.JVT4

Entry Name: Percys Cross with Enclosing Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 31 December 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041952

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236558

Location: Hedgeley, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hedgeley

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Eglingham St Maurice

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

HEDGELEY A 697
NU 01 SE
(East side)
4/214 Percy's Cross,
with enclosing wall
31.12.69 and railings
II*

Wayside cross, later C15; C19 wall and railings. Sandstone, cast iron.
Square socket stone carrying shaft with chamfered angles; each face bears
relief carvings of crescents, fusils and lucies (pikes), with fetterlocks
on the angle chamfers. Head missing; overall height c.3 metres. Enclosing
dwarf wall with chamfered coping, carrying rails with barbed tops; similar
gate on north.

The carved motifs are all Percy emblems; the cross commemorates Sir Ralph
Percy, who fell leading the Lancastrian army at the battle of Hedgeley Moor,
23rd April 1464.


Listing NGR: NU0540619267

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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