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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 Central Cross shaft, back.
Location Church at Ilkley.
Dimensions central cross is 100'' in height, 16.5'' tapering to 10'' in width, and 14.5'' tapering to 10'' in depth.
GeneralDescription The cross is dated to the mid ninth century.
GeneralDescription The central cross is the largest of the three. The back of the cross has four panels showing four creatures, each holding a book. These are the four evangelists symbols. This is the bottom panel, showing the man.

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