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Cross Slab 1 Metre East of South Aisle of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Bywell, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9475 / 54°56'50"N

Longitude: -1.9244 / 1°55'27"W

OS Eastings: 404937

OS Northings: 561424

OS Grid: NZ049614

Mapcode National: GBR HC07.58

Mapcode Global: WHB2G.DXT2

Entry Name: Cross Slab 1 Metre East of South Aisle of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303806

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239822

Location: Bywell, Northumberland, NE43

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Bywell

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bywell St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

BYWELL BYWELL
NZ 0461
23/61 Cross slab 1 metre
east of south aisle
of Church of St.
Peter

GV II

Sepulchral slab, late C11 or C12. Sandstone. Tapering slab with relief design
within raised border, head broken away. Expanded-arm cross rising from triangular
base, shears to right and stylised angular knotwork to left. Above cross the
lower part of animal perhaps a rampant lion, possibly the lion of de Insula,
(cf. slab at church of St. Andrew). Unusual combination of Pre-Conquest
stylistic influence with medieval heraldry.


Listing NGR: NZ0493761424

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