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The Butter Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Stamfordham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0431 / 55°2'35"N

Longitude: -1.8799 / 1°52'47"W

OS Eastings: 407773

OS Northings: 572075

OS Grid: NZ077720

Mapcode National: GBR HB93.TZ

Mapcode Global: WHC37.3H2Q

Entry Name: The Butter Cross

Listing Date: 28 April 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238871

Location: Stamfordham, Northumberland, NE18

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Stamfordham

Built-Up Area: Stamfordham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Stamfordham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 0772

28/385 The Butter Cross


Market cross. 1735. Ashlar and stone slate roof. Small square single-storey
building. A single round arch on each side. Alternate courses of stone project
slightly to form banded rustication. Alternate voussoirs project also.
Moulded imposts. Pyramidal roof with square stone top which has date and worn
inscription on a shield on east side, sundial on south side and formerly open
arches now blocked on the other 2 sides. This also has a pyramidal roof, with
ball finial and vane.

Original roof timbers inside.

Scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ0777572074

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

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