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The Percy Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Otterburn, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.237 / 55°14'13"N

Longitude: -2.1947 / 2°11'40"W

OS Eastings: 387717

OS Northings: 593664

OS Grid: NY877936

Mapcode National: GBR F73W.NH

Mapcode Global: WHB0Z.8M5L

Plus Code: 9C7V6RP4+R4

Entry Name: The Percy Cross

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044864

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239696

Location: Otterburn, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Otterburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Otterburn St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 89 SE (North side)

25/36 The Percy Cross


Cross erected to commemorate the Battle of Otterburn, 1388. Erected on this
site in 1777 but incorporating the medieval cross base. Dressed stone.

Round base of 3 steps followed by 2 square steps. On this is the medieval
cross base and set into it a rectangular shaft c.12 x 6 inches and c.8 feet
high, tapering towards the top. This shaft is said to have been the kitchen
lintel at Otterburn Tower.

Listing NGR: NY8771793664

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

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