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1. Thornton Steward

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-23
Date 23 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County North Yorkshire
Townland Thornton Steward
OSMapRef SE 157865
Area England
GeneralContext Cross Head fragment.
Location Church at Thornton Steward.
GeneralContext Stone type: Fine sandstone.
Dimensions 14'' high and 18'' wide.
GeneralDescription Cross Head, dated to the late ninth or tenth century.
GeneralDescription The Cross Head has a Crucifixion carved on it. Christ's head is on the upper arm and his arms are on the horizontal arms (right cross arm is broken off). There are lines in an X across his body binding him to the cross.

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