Malcolm's Cross and remains of older cross

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DENWICK A 1068 NU 11 SE (East side) 10/31 Malcolm's Cross and 31.12.69 remains of older cross on west II Commemorative cross, 1774, with remains of medieval predecessor. Stepped base carrying panelled pedestal; on west 'MALCOLM III KING OF SCOTLAND BESIEGEING ALNWICK CASTLE WAS SLAIN HERE NOV. XIII AN MXCIII', on east 'MALCOLM'S CROSS DECAYED BY TIME RESTORED BY HIS DESCENDANT ELIZ. DUCHESS OF NORTHUMBERLAND MDCCLXXIV', on north crowned thistle and on south Percy lion on shield in cusped quatrefoil with thistles in corners. Tapering shaft with hollow- chamfered angles ornamented with dogtooth, with festoons and grotesque heads at top; bracelet cross head with carved ornament and open centre. On west is block inscribed 'THE ANCIENT PEDESTAL OF MALCOLMS CROSS KING OF SCOTLAND', with part of bracelet cross head fixed into it.

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