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Anthorn Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Bowness, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9064 / 54°54'23"N

Longitude: -3.2655 / 3°15'55"W

OS Eastings: 318958

OS Northings: 557588

OS Grid: NY189575

Mapcode National: GBR 5CMP.TZ

Mapcode Global: WH6YL.TY61

Entry Name: Anthorn Cross

Listing Date: 8 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312524

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71890

Location: Bowness, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Bowness

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Bowness-on-Solway St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 15 NE BOWNESS Anthorn


4/12 Anthorn Cross


II

Cross. Probably medieval. Red sandstone. Rough, cross-shaped stone set into
the ground, too weathered to determine its original shape. It has been
suggested that this marks the site of a battle with the Scots, but as there was
a similar cross, Fishers' Cross, at Port Carlisle, this suggests that these were
coastal crosses erected to guide fishermen along an otherwise featureless and
flat coastline.


Listing NGR: NY1895857588

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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