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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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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

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


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

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

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