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1. Gosforth

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-08-01
Date 1 August 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Cumbria
Townland Gosforth
OSMapRef NY 065035
Area England
GeneralContext Hogback.
Location Church at Gosforth.
GeneralContext Stone type: medium-grained red sandstone.
GeneralDescription Hogback, side view, dated to the first half of the tenth century.
GeneralDescription This is the side view of the warrior hogback. There are five rows of tegulation. Below this there is a figural scene. This shows a procession of warriors holding spears.

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