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1. Middleton

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-13
Date 13 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County East Yorkshire
Townland Middleton.
OSMapRef SE 125495
Area England
GeneralContext Cross Head and Shaft.
Location Church at Middleton.
GeneralContext Stone type: Medium-grained, yellowish-white sandstone.
Dimensions 106.8cm (42'') in height.
GeneralDescription Cross Head and Shaft, back detail on shaft, dated to tenth century.
GeneralDescription The shaft has an uneven flat edge moulding, flanking an inner plain moulding. This is the border for one long panel, which contains a solitary ribbon beast. Its oval head is on the left. It is fettered randomly by discontinuous bands and tail. It does not have fore-legs but there is a single hind foot with frond-like toes.

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