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Latitude: 54.9475 / 54°56'50"N
Longitude: -1.9244 / 1°55'27"W
OS Eastings: 404937
OS Northings: 561424
OS Grid: NZ049614
Mapcode National: GBR HC07.58
Mapcode Global: WHB2G.DXT2
Plus Code: 9C6WW3WG+X6
Entry Name: Cross Slab 1 Metre East of South Aisle of Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 24 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1303806
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239822
Location: Bywell, Northumberland, NE43
Civil Parish: Bywell
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Bywell St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
23/61 Cross slab 1 metre
east of south aisle
of Church of St.
Sepulchral slab, late C11 or C12. Sandstone. Tapering slab with relief design
within raised border, head broken away. Expanded-arm cross rising from triangular
base, shears to right and stylised angular knotwork to left. Above cross the
lower part of animal perhaps a rampant lion, possibly the lion of de Insula,
(cf. slab at church of St. Andrew). Unusual combination of Pre-Conquest
stylistic influence with medieval heraldry.
Listing NGR: NZ0493761424
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