Set in gravel and enclosed by a stone surround with iron railings and potted plants, the lower shaft of a sandstone cross on a base. The cross itself and the top of its shaft is missing.
Local tradition has it that archers on their way to the butts sharpened their arrows on this village cross. (1)
In Roman capitals on west face, inscribed on bronze plaque: TO MARK THE CORONATION OF / HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE V / WILLIAM LAWRENSON / CAUSED THIS PORTION OF THE ANCIENT / VILLAGE CROSS OF EGGLESCLIFFE / TO BE RESTORED MDCCCCX1
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