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ROTHBURY CROSS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ROTHBURY CROSS

List entry Number: 1025321

Location

ROTHBURY CROSS, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Rothbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Oct-1953

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236631

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ROTHBURY HIGH STREET NU 0501 25/285 Rothbury Cross 21.l0.53 GV II

Market Cross as memorial, by C.C. Hodges. Ashlar. Arts and Crafts style. 4 steps up to square base inscribed 'This Monument was erected in the year 1902 on the site of the ancient market cross by the inhabitants of Rothbury and other Friends in admiration and grateful rememberance of the long and useful lives of William George Baron Armstrong of Cragside G.B. (1810-1900) and of Margaret his wife (1807-1893)'. Tall tapering shaft with oak scroll inhabited by stag, squirrels and birds; Celtic cross head with central boss. Right side of shaft shows various knotwork and key patterns and left side a vinescroll; rear face has rose scroll with rabbits and birds. Overall height 6.9 metres.

The cross stands on a square of paving with projecting blocks at the corners and on each side, which have carried iron standards for a former railing. The present cast-iron railings are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU0570101706

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National Grid Reference: NU 05701 01706

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