Building record MYO1443 - WHITESTONE CROSS AT GRID REFERENCE NGR SE 6073 5367

Summary

Boundary mark mentioned 1374/5, at the junction by Rowntree's works.

Location

Grid reference SE 6073 5367 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Boundary stone. Medieval. Limestone. Roughly dressed massive irregular shaped block approximately 1 metre high and 1.75 metres long; tapers from approximately 2 metres to 1 metre wide. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1975-: 54).
Listing NGR: SE6073053670

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

NMR Information:

[SE 6070 5364] White Cross [GT], (site of).

Whitestone Cross, a boundary mark mentioned in 1374/5. The
base still exists on the grass centre of the road junction near
the entrance to Rowntree's works.

Only the weathered socket stone of this cross remains, and this
is now buried to ground level. See GP. AO. 63. 111. 2.

1 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION OS 1:1250 1961.
2 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION Md. York 1955 p.258 (A. Raine)
3 Field Investigators Comments F1 RL 30-MAY-63

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Record last edited

Aug 5 2019 4:42PM

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