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Monuments: G

1. Gainford

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-07-31
Date 31 July 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Durham
Townland Gainford
OSMapRef NZ 175165
Area England
GeneralContext Lower half of Cross shaft.
Location Durham Cathedral.
GeneralDescription Lower half of Cross shaft.
GeneralDescription This has two creatures with interlace under and around them. The head and neck of the top creature is missing. The lower creature has a canine-like head and a very long neck. A strand that seems to be from the interlace is in its mouth and running around his neck. The strands are also wrapped around both creature's legs.

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