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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 Part of Hogback.
Location Church porch (inside) at Lowther.
GeneralContext Stone type: Coarse-grained red sandstone.
Dimensions 78.7cm (31'') in length, 30cm (11.8'') maximum width, and 50cm (19.7'') maximum depth.
GeneralDescription Part of Hogback, dated to the tenth century.
GeneralDescription On the side of this hogback fragment there are four half figures over the curling body of a serpent. The four all have long hair and their right arm is bent across their chest. There are some fragments of key pattern set around the second figure from the right.

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