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Latitude: 55.4263 / 55°25'34"N
Longitude: -1.7005 / 1°42'1"W
OS Eastings: 419050
OS Northings: 614756
OS Grid: NU190147
Mapcode National: GBR J5KP.MM
Mapcode Global: WHC1C.VVDZ
Entry Name: Malcolm's Cross and Remains of Older Cross on West
Listing Date: 31 December 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1153333
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236368
Location: Denwick, Northumberland, NE66
Civil Parish: Denwick
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Alnwick
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
DENWICK A 1068
NU 11 SE
10/31 Malcolm's Cross and
31.12.69 remains of older
cross on west
Commemorative cross, 1774, with remains of medieval predecessor. Stepped base
carrying panelled pedestal; on west 'MALCOLM III KING OF SCOTLAND BESIEGEING
ALNWICK CASTLE WAS SLAIN HERE NOV. XIII AN MXCIII', on east 'MALCOLM'S CROSS
DECAYED BY TIME RESTORED BY HIS DESCENDANT ELIZ. DUCHESS OF NORTHUMBERLAND
MDCCLXXIV', on north crowned thistle and on south Percy lion on shield in
cusped quatrefoil with thistles in corners. Tapering shaft with hollow-
chamfered angles ornamented with dogtooth, with festoons and grotesque heads
at top; bracelet cross head with carved ornament and open centre.
On west is block inscribed 'THE ANCIENT PEDESTAL OF MALCOLMS CROSS KING OF
SCOTLAND', with part of bracelet cross head fixed into it.
Listing NGR: NU1905014756
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