PERCYS CROSS WITH ENCLOSING WALL AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1041952
Date first listed:
31-Dec-1969
Statutory Address:
PERCYS CROSS WITH ENCLOSING WALL AND RAILINGS, A 697

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Location

Statutory Address:
PERCYS CROSS WITH ENCLOSING WALL AND RAILINGS, A 697

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hedgeley
National Grid Reference:
NU 05406 19267

Details

HEDGELEY A 697 NU 01 SE (East side) 4/214 Percy's Cross, with enclosing wall 31.12.69 and railings II*

Wayside cross, later C15; C19 wall and railings. Sandstone, cast iron. Square socket stone carrying shaft with chamfered angles; each face bears relief carvings of crescents, fusils and lucies (pikes), with fetterlocks on the angle chamfers. Head missing; overall height c.3 metres. Enclosing dwarf wall with chamfered coping, carrying rails with barbed tops; similar gate on north.

The carved motifs are all Percy emblems; the cross commemorates Sir Ralph Percy, who fell leading the Lancastrian army at the battle of Hedgeley Moor, 23rd April 1464.

Listing NGR: NU0540619267

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
236558
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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