THE PERCY CROSS - Otterburn - List Enry

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Percy Cross


  • Description

    "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 2 square steps. On this is the medieval cross base and set into it a rectangular shaft c.12 x 6 inches and c.8 feet high, tapering towards the top. This shaft is said to have been the kitchen lintel at Otterburn Tower...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 3 months ago
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