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Cross 25 Metres North West of South Gate to Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Longhoughton, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.429 / 55°25'44"N

Longitude: -1.6173 / 1°37'2"W

OS Eastings: 424318

OS Northings: 615074

OS Grid: NU243150

Mapcode National: GBR K54N.NP

Mapcode Global: WHC1F.4S4Y

Plus Code: 9C7WC9HM+H3

Entry Name: Cross 25 Metres North West of South Gate to Churchyard

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237042

Location: Longhoughton, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Longhoughton

Built-Up Area: Longhoughton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Longhoughton

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Description


NU 2415
18/151

LONGHOUGHTON
LONGHOUGHTON VILLAGE
(West side)

Cross 25 metres north-west of south gate to churchyard

GV
II

Free-standing cross, perhaps Pre-Conquest or early medieval. Cut sandstone.
Rectangular slab narrowing at the top to a cross with rounded armpits and a
tapered 'hammerhead' top; overall height 1.05 metres. Probably a sepulchral
monument rather than a churchyard cross; a very similar cross (see reference
below), now lost, was found at Gateshead in 1908.

Oliver, Leeson & Wood, Proc. Soc. Antiq. Newcastle, 3rd Ser., 3 p.319 (1909).

Listing NGR: NU2431815074

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