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Malcolm's Cross and Remains of Older Cross on West

A Grade II Listed Building in Denwick, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4263 / 55°25'34"N

Longitude: -1.7005 / 1°42'1"W

OS Eastings: 419050

OS Northings: 614756

OS Grid: NU190147

Mapcode National: GBR J5KP.MM

Mapcode Global: WHC1C.VVDZ

Entry Name: Malcolm's Cross and Remains of Older Cross on West

Listing Date: 31 December 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153333

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236368

Location: Denwick, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Denwick

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Alnwick

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

DENWICK A 1068
NU 11 SE
(East side)
10/31 Malcolm's Cross and
31.12.69 remains of older
cross on west
II

Commemorative cross, 1774, with remains of medieval predecessor. Stepped base
carrying panelled pedestal; on west 'MALCOLM III KING OF SCOTLAND BESIEGEING
ALNWICK CASTLE WAS SLAIN HERE NOV. XIII AN MXCIII', on east 'MALCOLM'S CROSS
DECAYED BY TIME RESTORED BY HIS DESCENDANT ELIZ. DUCHESS OF NORTHUMBERLAND
MDCCLXXIV', on north crowned thistle and on south Percy lion on shield in
cusped quatrefoil with thistles in corners. Tapering shaft with hollow-
chamfered angles ornamented with dogtooth, with festoons and grotesque heads
at top; bracelet cross head with carved ornament and open centre.
On west is block inscribed 'THE ANCIENT PEDESTAL OF MALCOLMS CROSS KING OF
SCOTLAND', with part of bracelet cross head fixed into it.


Listing NGR: NU1905014756

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