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1. Aycliffe

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-07-12
Date 12 July 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Durham
Townland Aycliffe
OSMapRef NZ 285225
Area England
GeneralContext Detail of back of the Cross shaft.
Location west end of north aisle inside the Church.
GeneralContext Stone type: medium- /coarse-grained massive yellow sandstone.
GeneralDescription Back of Cross shaft, north face, detail.
GeneralDescription This is one of the panels on the back of the Cross shaft. It shows two block-like figures, facing out, with their feet out-turned. The one on the left holds a flower-like cross in his right hand and a book on his left. The one on the right is his mirror image. They have rope-like haloes, which are twisted and joined.

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