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1. Kirkbymoorside

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-12
Date 12 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Yorkshire, East.
Townland Kirkbymoorside.
OSMapRef SE 695865
Area England
GeneralContext Upper part of Cross shaft.
Location Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton-le-Hole.
Dimensions 46.2cm (18.2'') high, 29cm (11.5'') wide, and 15.2cm (6'') thick.
GeneralContext Stone type: Medium-grained, calcareous, very pale brown sandstone.
GeneralDescription Upper part of cross shaft, in two pieces, dated to tenth century.
GeneralDescription There is a flat edge moulding along the top of the fragments.
GeneralDescription At the right, at the base of the fragment, there is a head with a pointed hat or helm.
GeneralDescription At the top across the whole width there is a human figure with its legs and elbows raised in a crab-like manner.

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