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1. Hart

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-08-30
Date 30 August 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Durham
Townland Hart
OSMapRef NZ 470351
Area England
GeneralContext Fragment of cross head.
Location Church at Hart.
GeneralContext Stone type: Hartlepool and Roker dolomite.
GeneralDescription Fragments of a cross head dated to the second quarter of the ninth century. Only the centre piece, the lower arm, and one horizontal arm survive.
GeneralDescription The remains of the cross head is edged by a fine roll moulding. In the centre of the head there is a Lamb facing to the right. The Lamb has a halo.
GeneralDescription On the right facing the Lamb there is a haloed figure holding a book between its front paws. It is a winged creature. Below the Lamb there is another haloed, winged figure facing out. This is next to a book. These may be evangelist symbols.

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