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Saxon Cross Shaft Approximately 10 Metres to South of Church of Saint Oswald's

A Grade II Listed Building in West Hauxwell, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3329 / 54°19'58"N

Longitude: -1.7468 / 1°44'48"W

OS Eastings: 416560

OS Northings: 493070

OS Grid: SE165930

Mapcode National: GBR JL7B.MJ

Mapcode Global: WHC6S.4CF4

Entry Name: Saxon Cross Shaft Approximately 10 Metres to South of Church of Saint Oswald's

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318612

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321927

Location: West Hauxwell, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: West Hauxwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 19 SE
8/42 Saxon cross shaft
approximately 10 metres
to south of Church of
13.2.67 Saint Oswald's

Cross shaft. C8-C9. Shaft approximately 2 metres high, set on a plain
base. Anglo-Danish. On the east side, a knot pattern and a panel for
inscription, recorded as "Crux Sci Gacobi" (Pevsner, Buildings of England,
North Riding (1966), p.183). This is traditionally thought to have
commemorated Saint James the Deacon, d.690, who is said to have founded the
church (notes on display in the church porch). Scheduled as an Ancient
Monument. VCII i, p. 249.

Listing NGR: SE1656093070

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