List number: 1044864
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NY8771793664

Percy Cross, Otterburn


Percy Cross was erected to commemorate the Battle of Otterburn, 1388. It was erected on this site in 1777, incorporating the earlier medieval cross base. The shaft is said to have been made from the old kitchen lintel at Otterburn Tower.[1] Percy Cross is located in a small tree plantation just off the A696, to the north-west of Otterburn, close to the site of the battlefield. The monument is Grade II listed.

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Percy's Cross

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Percy's Cross, Otterburn

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
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Percy's Cross, Otterburn

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
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Small plantation with corrugated metal building

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Remains of Percy's Cross

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THE PERCY CROSS - Otterburn - List Enry
- "Cross erected to commemorate the Battle of Otterburn, 1388. Erected on this site in 1777 but incorporating the medieval cross base. Dressed stone. Round base of 3 steps followed by ...

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