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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
Entry Name: Lacon Cross
Listing Date: 6 March 1967
Last Amended: 6 March 1987
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
SE 26 NW SAWLEY GREEN LANE
SE 24476665 (north side, off)
4/136 Lacon Cross
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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