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Percy's Cross (Hedgeley)

Percy's Cross is a medieval wayside cross, built in the fifteenth century. It was erected to commemorate the death of Sir Ralph Percy, who died in 1464 at the battle of Hedgeley Moor, fighting on the Lancastrian side in the War of the Roses. Percy's Cross is a Scheduled Monument, protected by law.

Reference number:N3140
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hedgeley


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