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1. Monkwearmouth

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-16
Date 16 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Durham.
Townland Monkwearmouth.
OSMapRef NZ 395585
Area England
GeneralContext Furniture-end with lion.
Location Church at Monkwearmouth.
GeneralContext Stone type: Medium-grained, massive yellow sandstone.
GeneralDescription This is the side arm of a bench or seat with a lion carved on it, dated to last quarter of seventh century.
GeneralDescription This is a single block of stone with a lion carved in high relief.

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