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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 Cross shaft, south view.
Location at the west end of the nave inside the Church.
GeneralContext Stone type: medium-grained massive sandstone.
GeneralDescription South view of the cross shaft. The cross is dated to the last half of the eighth century, first quarter of ninth century.
GeneralDescription The shaft has vine-scroll design on it.
GeneralDescription Near the bottom there is an archer who is pointing his bow up and is preparing to fire an arrow. His head is bent back and looking upwards. His right hand pulls back the bow-string, and his left is behind the bow.

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