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1. Collingham

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-07-25
Date 25 July 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County West Yorkshire
Townland Collingham
OSMapRef SE 385455
Area England
GeneralContext Cross Shaft.
Location Church at Collingham.
Dimensions 44'' high, 13.5'' wide at the bottom tapering to 10.5'' wide at the top, and 10.5'' thick tapering to 7.5''.
GeneralContext Stone type: coarse grit-stone.
GeneralDescription Cross shaft, dated to the eighth or ninth centuries.
GeneralDescription The four sides of the shaft each have three figures on them, standing, sitting, or half-length, holding books and scrolls. These are believed to represent the twelve apostles. This is the top figure on the right side of the shaft.

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