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Lacon Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Sawley, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0953 / 54°5'42"N

Longitude: -1.6274 / 1°37'38"W

OS Eastings: 424464

OS Northings: 466659

OS Grid: SE244666

Mapcode National: GBR KP22.GQ

Mapcode Global: WHC7Z.ZB6B

Plus Code: 9C6W39WF+42

Entry Name: Lacon Cross

Listing Date: 6 March 1967

Last Amended: 6 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434190

Location: Sawley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Sawley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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4/136 Lacon Cross


- II

Plinth, socket stone and lower part of cross shaft. Medieval. Probably for
the monks of Fountains Abbey. Gritstone. Plinth composed of flat stones
forming a base approximately 1.5 metres square and 20 centimetres high.
Socket stone set into centre of plinth approximately 60 centimetres square
and 40 centimetres high, the top hollowed out to take the cross shaft.
Shaft: square in section with roll mouldings to corners; surviving to
approximate height of 1 metre. The cross was probably a route marker for
travellers crossing Butterton Bridge (qv) from Warsill and the south to
Fountains Abbey (qv).

Listing NGR: SE2446466659

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