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placename:- High Ackerton Cross
locality:- High Ackerton
parish Bromfield parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
cross
coordinates:- NY2043
10Km square:- NY24

1Km square NY2043

old drawing:-
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Drawing, Cross head at Bromfield, at High Ackerton, Bromfield, Cumberland, by William Gershom Collingwood, about 1899.
Sketch of a cross head; the arms of the cross pass through a circular band ornamented with plaitwork. The head has beeen broken from the shaft close beneath the circle.
Drawn to illustrate Notes on the Early Sculptured Crosses, Shrines and Monuments in the Present Diocese of Carlisle, by Rev William Slater Calverley, published by T Wilson, Kendal 1899; but not used.
initialled at bottom left:-
W.G.C
inscribed at bottom centre:-
Cross-head at Bromfield.
date:- 1899
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Calverley 1899

Notes on the Early Sulptured Crosses, Shrines and Monuments in the Present Diocese of Carisle, by Rev William Slater Calverley, edited by W G Collingwood, published for the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, by Titus Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, 1899.
In a wall in the farmyard, High Aketon:-
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Photograph by W L Fletcher.
Believed to have been taken from the ruins of the Crookdale Chapel at St Mungo, Bromfield.
date:- 1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

observation The two drawings of this cross do not match?

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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