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1. Bewcastle

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-07-19
Date 19 July 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Cumberland
Townland Bewcastle
OSMapRef NY 565745
Area England
GeneralContext Stone shaft, top half of south view.
Location Bewcastle churchyard, south of west end of church.
GeneralContext Stone type: medium-grained yellow sandstone.
Dimensions 440 cm in height, 56 cm tapering to 40.5 cm in width, and 54 to 28 cm in depth.
GeneralDescription View of top half of south face of stone shaft, dated to the first half of the eighth century.
GeneralDescription This side is edged by broad outer and fine inner roll mouldings. The panel at the top is not clear.
GeneralDescription The next panel has an interlace pattern.
GeneralDescription The third panel has a complex plant trail springing from a single root.
GeneralDescription There is a sundial attached like a large leaf to the stem of this.
GeneralDescription The next panel has a single register of outward-facing patterns with knots.

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