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1310


Newcastle


Newburn, Jacks Cross


Newburn


NZ16SE NZ16NE


Religious Ritual and Funerary


Cross


Boundary Cross


Post Medieval


C17


Documentary Evidence


The description of the boundaries of Newburn manor in 1613 included a reference to "a certen wood crosse called Jacks Crosse in the way leading from Newborne to Newcastle...". Its site must have been somewhere on the road along the river and was presumably of medieval date.






<< HER 1310 >> M.H. Dodds, 1930, Newburn and Newburn Hall Townships, Northumberland County History, XIII, 136

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