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1. Auckland St Andrews

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-07-12
Date 12 July 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Durham
Townland Auckland St Andrews
OSMapRef NZ 218283
Area England
GeneralContext Front of the base of the Cross, reconstructed after four pieces were discovered.
Location at the west end of the nave inside the Church.
GeneralContext Stone type: medium-grained massive sandstone.
GeneralDescription Front of the base of the Cross shaft, dated to the last half of the eighth century, first quarter of ninth century.
GeneralDescription The front of the base of the Cross has three figures on it. The one in the middle is frontally posed while those on either side turn slightly towards him. These figures are thought to be Apostles. The central figure carries a book in his draped left hand and the two first fingers of his right hand extend across his chest.

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