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CROSS BASE NORTH WEST OF LANERCOST PRIORY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CROSS BASE NORTH WEST OF LANERCOST PRIORY

List entry Number: 1335637

Location

CROSS BASE NORTH WEST OF LANERCOST PRIORY

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Burtholme

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Jun-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78139

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Details

NY 56 SE BURTHOLME LANERCOST

31/55 Cross base north-west of Lanercost Priory (previously listed under Lanercost Priory

1.4.57 I

Priory Cross. Dated 1214. Carved red sandstone. Stepped plinth, chamfered square socket stone and fragment of shaft with carved decoration to edges, much weathered. The remainder of the shaft, with its cross head missing, was used as a gravestone in 1657 and when the nave was reroofed in the early C18, it was taken inside where it can be seen in the north aisle. Latin inscription translates: In the 1214th year from the Incarnation and the seventh year of the Interdict, Innocent III holding the Apostolic See, Otto being Emperor in Germany, Philip of France, John King of England and William King of Scotland, this Cross was made. See John R.H. Moorman, Lanercost Priory, 1983, pp16-17.

Listing NGR: NY5557563753

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Moorman, JRH, Lanercost Priory, (1983), 16-17

National Grid Reference: NY 55575 63753

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