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Village Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Gainford, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5463 / 54°32'46"N

Longitude: -1.7386 / 1°44'18"W

OS Eastings: 417010

OS Northings: 516810

OS Grid: NZ170168

Mapcode National: GBR JH9W.D2

Mapcode Global: WHC5M.8ZCM

Entry Name: Village Cross

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111055

Location: Gainford, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Gainford

Built-Up Area: Gainford

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Gainford

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 1616 - 1716 GAINFORD HIGH GREEN
(South side, off)

9/102 Village Cross

II

Village cross. Probably medieval base supports cross of 1897. Cross by Isaac
Charge and Son of Gainford. Base, upon late C19 double stepped plinth, is
badly-worn block about 1.5 metres square. Cross has slightly-battered shaft
and Saxon-type head. Inscription on west face of shaft: IN THANKFUL
COMMEMORATION OF THE SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ACCESSION OF QUEEN VICTORIA
ON JUNE 20TH 1897. THIS CROSS WAS RE-ERECTED AND TREES PLANTED ON THE GREEN
BY THE INHABITANTS OF GAINFORD.


Listing NGR: NZ1701016810

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