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1. Gosforth

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-08-01
Date 1 August 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Cumbria
Townland Gosforth
OSMapRef NY 065035
Area England
GeneralContext Hogbacks.
Location Church at Gosforth.
GeneralContext Stone type: medium-grained red sandstone.
GeneralDescription Hogbacks, both dated to the first half of the tenth century.
GeneralDescription The hogback on the right has depictions of warriors on the side. It is known as the warrior's tomb.
GeneralDescription The hogback on the left is known as the saint's tomb.

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