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1. Whalley

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-27
Date 27 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Lancashire
Townland Whalley
OSMapRef SO 735365
Area England
GeneralContext Cross Shaft fragment, south and east faces.
Location Whalley Churchyard.
GeneralDescription Cross shaft fragment, south and east faces.
GeneralDescription The south face has interlace.
GeneralDescription There is a figure in the centre of the east face. There are two serpents in the panel with him. He has been identified as Christ (Hawkes). Above him there is a panel with a bird. Below him there is a panel containing an animal. He is facing left, but his head is looking back to the right.

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