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1. Rothbury

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-20
Date 20 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Northumberland
Townland Rothbury
OSMapRef NU 055018
Area England
GeneralContext Cross Shaft fragments.
Location Museum of Antiquities, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
GeneralContext Stone type: Coarse-grained, massive yellow sandstone.
GeneralDescription Cross Shaft fragments, dated to early ninth century, upper fragment.
GeneralDescription This panel is framed by a double flat-band moulding. It is vine-scroll and it has berry bunches at the top. Underneath the main stem there is the head and forequarters of a calf, which is nuzzling the branch.

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