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1. Thornton Steward

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-23
Date 23 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Yorkshire, North
Townland Thornton Steward
OSMapRef SE 157865
Area England
GeneralContext Cross Head fragment.
Location Church at Thornton Steward.
GeneralDescription Cross Head, dated to the late ninth or tenth century.
GeneralDescription The Cross Head has a Crucifixion carved on it. Christ's head and body are on the centre of the Cross Head. The upper limb is missing. His arms are on the horizontal arms and his feet are on the lower arm. His head and hands are much bigger than the rest of him.

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