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Cross at St Philip & St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear (Witton-le-Wear)

Cross @ St Philip & St James, Witton-le-Wear 2005
Cross @ St Philip & St James, Witton-le-Wear 2005

Cross @ St Philip & St James 2005
Cross @ St Philip & St James 2005

Cross at St Philip & St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear, behind tree branches 2016
Cross at St Philip & St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear, behind tree branches 2016

Cross at St Philip & St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear, full view 2016
Cross at St Philip & St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear, full view 2016

Cross at St Philip & St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear, from side 2016
Cross at St Philip & St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear, from side 2016

Cross at St Philip & St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear, base 2016
Cross at St Philip & St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear, base 2016

Cross at St Philip & St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear, top, sundial? 2016
Cross at St Philip & St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear, top, sundial? 2016

Cross at St Philip & St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear from side nearer church 2016
Cross at St Philip & St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear from side nearer church 2016

This medieval sandstone cross, known as the Wittain Cross (1), is set on a square base and has a bronze sundial.

Reference number:D36950
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1229018



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Witton-le-Wear
Local History of Witton-le-Wear


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