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Monuments: I

1. Ilkley

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-06
Date 6 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County West Yorkshire
Townland Ilkley.
OSMapRef SE 115475
Area England
GeneralContext Central Cross shaft.
Location Church at Ilkley.
Dimensions central cross is 100'' in height, 16.5'' tapering to 10'' in width, and 14.5'' tapering to 10'' in depth.
GeneralDescription The cross is dated to the mid ninth century.
GeneralDescription The central cross is the largest of the three. The figure on the top of the front face is Christ in Majesty. He appears to be sitting and holds a palm branch in his left hand.

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