Location address: St. Mary’s, Church Lane, Strensall, North Yorkshire YO32 5XU
Details on cross (Text content of cross):
PS/8274 L/C G FAIRBANK
20/ ROYAL FUSRS
Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags, carved): Tags
Cross dimensions (millimetres please)
Shaft Height: 1150mm
Cross beam width: 412mm
Width of wood: 71mm
Thickness or depth: 20mm
Mounting to wall: Centre of cross attached to wall but not sure by what – no damage to cross seen from the front.
Evidence of use in field (earth marking, cracking, staining, shrinkage): Dried soil on bottom 200mm
Surface insertion depth (into ground if apparent): 200mm
Finish (varnish, paint, oiled, unfinished etc): Dark brown wood stain.
Condition (cracked, paint peeling, woodwork, damage etc): Very good condition.
Notes and observations: (optional) Cross next to a brass plaque relating to L/C Fairbank on south cancel wall between window and chancel arch – see photos.
Survey and Photographs courtesy of: Tim Charlson
Date of survey: 4/9/2017