2022

NY9913 : Bowes features [3]

taken 2 years ago, near to Bowes, County Durham, England

Bowes features [3]
Bowes features [3]
In the garden of Cross House on The Street NY9913 : Bowes houses [5] is this base and stump of a cross shaft. Medieval, of sandstone. Listed, grade II, with details at: LinkExternal link
Bowes is a village in County Durham, some 14 miles northwest of Richmond and about 18 miles due west of Darlington. Set on the north bank of the River Greta, the village was, until by-passed, astride the A66 trunk road. The Romans had a fort here, guarding the Stainmore pass over the Pennines, and their site was reused by the Normans who built a castle. The village grew around the castle, and the name Bowes is first mentioned in a charter of 1148.

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Geographical Context: Lowlands Historic sites and artefacts Village, Rural settlement Primary Subject: Cross
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Bowes is a Village in County Durham [26] · Village Street in Bowes [21] · Cross [5] ·
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NY9913, 144 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Michael Dibb   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 25 June, 2022   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 November, 2022
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 99254 13557 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:31.0386N 2:0.7821W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9925 1355
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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