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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041952
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236558
Location: Hedgeley, Northumberland, NE66
Civil Parish: Hedgeley
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Eglingham St Maurice
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
HEDGELEY A 697
NU 01 SE
4/214 Percy's Cross,
with enclosing wall
31.12.69 and railings
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
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