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Village Cross

A stone cross commemorating Queen Victoria's Jubilee located on the village Green at Gainford, County Durham. The inscription reads: "In thankful commemoration of the sixtieth anniversary of the accession of Queen Victoria on the 20th of June, 1897. This cross was re-erected and trees planted on the Green by the inhabitants of Gainford." The monument is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.
Gainford Grade II Listed 1897 Historic Buildings and Monuments in Gainford Civil Parish Gainford, Historical Description, 1890 Queen Victoria
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Village Cross, Gainford

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Monumental Cross with trees

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VILLAGE CROSS - Gainford - List Entry
- "Village cross. Probably medieval base supports cross of 1897. Cross by Isaac Charge and Son of Gainford. Base, upon late C19 double stepped plinth, is badly-worn block about 1.5 metres …

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List number: 1159562
List grade: 2
County: County Durham
Grid ref: NZ1701016810


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