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Memorial Cross 300 Metres East of Light Birks Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Haydon, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9636 / 54°57'48"N

Longitude: -2.2443 / 2°14'39"W

OS Eastings: 384458

OS Northings: 563243

OS Grid: NY844632

Mapcode National: GBR DCR1.XH

Mapcode Global: WHB29.HHJP

Entry Name: Memorial Cross 300 Metres East of Light Birks Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239278

Location: Haydon, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Haydon

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Haydon Bridge St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 86 SW HAYDON A686 (East side)

9/28 Memorial Cross 300 metres
east of Light Birks Farmhouse

II

Memorial cross, late C19. Dressed stone. Celtic-style wheel cross with interlace
and other ornaments, arms of Derwentwater on shaft. Broad chamfered base with
inscription in recessed panel. Square stone step.
IN MEMORY OF
JAMES AND CHARLES
VISCOUNTS LANGLEY
EARLS OF DERWENTWATER
BEHEADED ON TOWER HILL
24 FEB 1716 AND 8 DEC 1746
FOR LOYALTY TO
THEIR LAWFUL SOVEREIGN
Erected by Cadwallader Bates, the historian, who restored Langley Castle in the
1890's.


Listing NGR: NY8445863243

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