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Durham City, Neville's Cross

Neville's Cross, erected in 1346 to commemorate a nearby victory against the Scots, was vandalised in 1589. It survived but by the late 19th century had become this sad relic. Copied from an original postcard, probably published after 1900 from an earlier photograph.

Date:
before 1886
Period:
1876 - 1900
Place:
Durham City
You can see a history of Durham City at the Keys to the Past website.
The Keys to the Past (www.keystothepast.info) website provides access to a complete record of archaeological and historical sites in County Durham and Northumberland.
Item Type:
photograph
Artist:
unknown
Reference:
DR03485

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