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1. Jarrow

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-06
Date 6 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Durham.
Townland Jarrow.
OSMapRef NZ 345655
Area England
GeneralContext Upper fragment of cross shaft.
Location Durham Cathedral.
Dimensions 21cm (8.25'') in height, 28.5cm (11.25'') in width, and 8cm (3.2'') in depth.
GeneralContext Stone type: Medium-grained yellow sandstone.
GeneralDescription Upper fragment of cross shaft, dated to first half of the eighth century.
GeneralDescription This fragment has the remains of an inhabited scroll, with a double flat-band moulding forming the frame. The strands are thick, and terminate in small berry bunches. There are small quadrupeds in each corner. These have their tails turned over their backs and are gnawing the plant.

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