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Legs Cross

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bolam, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5972 / 54°35'50"N

Longitude: -1.6808 / 1°40'50"W

OS Eastings: 420721

OS Northings: 522496

OS Grid: NZ207224

Mapcode National: GBR JHP8.XS

Mapcode Global: WHC5G.4QW1

Entry Name: Legs Cross

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111027

Location: Bolam, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bolam

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Heighington

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 22 SW 207225 BOLAM DERE STREET
(West side)

3/3 Legs Cross
14/9/66
II*

Base and fragment of cross shaft. Probably C9. Sandstone. Rough, rectangular
base about one metre high. Badly worn, tapering cross shaft, about 1.5 metres
high, is said to have featured interlacing ornament at upper end of west face.
Legs cross probably marked the subdivision of major Anglo-Saxon estate centred
on Gainford village.

Scheduled Ancient Monument


Listing NGR: NZ2072122496

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

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