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Latitude: 54.5972 / 54°35'50"N
Longitude: -1.6808 / 1°40'50"W
OS Eastings: 420721
OS Northings: 522496
OS Grid: NZ207224
Mapcode National: GBR JHP8.XS
Mapcode Global: WHC5G.4QW1
Entry Name: Legs Cross
Listing Date: 14 September 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323020
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111027
Location: Bolam, County Durham, DL2
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Bolam
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Heighington
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 22 SW 207225 BOLAM DERE STREET
3/3 Legs Cross
Base and fragment of cross shaft. Probably C9. Sandstone. Rough, rectangular
base about one metre high. Badly worn, tapering cross shaft, about 1.5 metres
high, is said to have featured interlacing ornament at upper end of west face.
Legs cross probably marked the subdivision of major Anglo-Saxon estate centred
on Gainford village.
Scheduled Ancient Monument
Listing NGR: NZ2072122496
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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