Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Neville Cross

Neville Cross, in co. and 1&hg. mile SW. of Durham; here (October 17, 1346) the Scots were defeated, and King David Bruce taken prisoner; the cross, raised to commemorate the event, was destroyed in 1589.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

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Administrative units: County Durham AncC
Place: Nevilles Cross

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