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1. Lowther

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-13
Date 13 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Cumbria.
Townland Lowther.
OSMapRef NY 535235
Area England
GeneralContext End-beast Hogback.
Location Church porch (inside) at Lowther.
GeneralContext Stone type: Medium-grained red sandstone.
Dimensions 124.5cm (49'') in length, 25cm (9.8'') maximum width, and 42cm (16.5'') maximum depth.
GeneralDescription End-beast Hogback, dated to the tenth century.
GeneralDescription There are three raised panels with decoration, which is unframed, separated by unornamented areas.
GeneralDescription The first panel on the left has two closed circuit loops.
GeneralDescription The panel in the centre has stylized foliage ornament.
GeneralDescription The panel on the right has what may be either a two-footed bird or a winged figure.

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