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Plague Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Alne, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0774 / 54°4'38"N

Longitude: -1.2462 / 1°14'46"W

OS Eastings: 449416

OS Northings: 464866

OS Grid: SE494648

Mapcode National: GBR MPQ9.Z4

Mapcode Global: WHD99.TSR3

Entry Name: Plague Cross

Listing Date: 26 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151296

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333348

Location: Alne, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO61

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Alne

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Alne St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

Plague Cross


Cross base, with later milestone inscription, and adjoining stone trough for
disinfected water. Stone. Octagonal shaft on low chamfered plinth. Traditionally
connected with the plague of 1604 when it is said to have been a place of barter
outside the village where food would be left and money deposited in the trough.

Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, North Riding, 1966, p 60
VCH Yorkshire, North Riding, 1923, p 85

Listing NGR: SE4941664866

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