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1. Nunnykirk

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-18
Date 18 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Northumberland.
Townland Nunnykirk.
OSMapRef NZ 085925
Area England
GeneralContext Cross shaft.
Location Museum of Antiquities, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
GeneralContext Stone type: Coarse-grained, bedded yellow sandstone.
Dimensions 134.6cm (53'') high, 46cm to 35.5cm (18'' to 14'') wide, and 25.4cm to 17cm (10'' to 6.7'') deep.
GeneralDescription Cross shaft, dated to the beginning of the ninth century.
GeneralDescription The faces of the shaft are enclosed in a fine double roll moulding and the collar, which divides of the lower section, is grooved and there are five studs on this face.
GeneralDescription This face is entirely filled with five volutes of a side linked scroll.

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