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Linlithgow, Magdalene Cross

Cross (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Linlithgow, Magdalene Cross

Classification Cross (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 49184

Site Number NT07NW 16

NGR NT 0079 7707

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council West Lothian
  • Parish Linlithgow
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District West Lothian
  • Former County West Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT07NW 16 0079 7707.

Magdalene Cross, where the town fairs were anciently held, stood halfway between (St Magdalene's) Hospital and the East Port. No trace of it now remains, the distillery occupying its site.

J Penney 1836; J Waldie 1894

The (supposed) site of this cross is now occupied by St Magdalene Distillery (NT07NW 95). Centred with 100m at NT 0079 7707. No further information.

Visited by OS (JLD) 24 December 1952

OS (JLD) confirmed.

Visited by OS (BS) 20 March 1974.


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