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Monuments: I

1. Ilkley

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-06
Date 6 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County West Yorkshire
Townland Ilkley.
OSMapRef SE 115475
Area England
GeneralContext Right Cross shaft.
Location Church at Ilkley.
Dimensions cross on the right is 65'' high, 13'' wide, and 12'' thick at the base.
GeneralDescription The cross is dated to the ninth century.
GeneralDescription The cross on the right has the remains of four panels on the front. The top panel is thought to be Adam and Eve with something between them, but this is very eroded. The next two panels both have a pair of beasts. The base has a tree pattern with birds.

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