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John Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Sneaton, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4118 / 54°24'42"N

Longitude: -0.6147 / 0°36'52"W

OS Eastings: 490007

OS Northings: 502699

OS Grid: NZ900026

Mapcode National: GBR SK4F.Q8

Mapcode Global: WHGBB.JCJP

Entry Name: John Cross

Listing Date: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148716

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327636

Location: Sneaton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO22

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Sneaton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sneaton St Hilda

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SNEATON SHOOTING HOUSE RIGG
NZ 90 SW 900027
10/157 John Cross
- II
Wayside cross and boundary marker. Medieval socket stone anti C18 boundary
stone. Hollowed rectangular socket stone. Boundary stone with initial
'C' inscribed on east face replaces cross shaft and is now recumbent. John
Cross was located between a bog and a steep slope, and was one of a series
of waymarkers on the old road from Whitby to Pickering via Red Gate and May
Beck. Possibly named after John de Steyngrave, Abbot of Whitby 1245-1258.
M.Boyes, The Crosses Walk, p.69; T.H.Woodwark, The Crosses on the North
York Moors, pp.11, 19.


Listing NGR: NZ9000702699

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