North York Moors CAM
The Crosses of the North York Moors
( Grid Ref: 486 956 )
. . .
. . . ................. ...........Robinson's Cross (looking south to Black Hambleton) .... . . . ... . . .. . . .Robinson's Cross (looking north-east)
stands just beside a pretty little road which runs from
Osmotherley to Hawnby,
about a mile south-east of Chequers, once an ancient drovers inn, now tea-rooms.
stone is one of a long line of estate stone markers stretching
across Snilesworth moorland.
The beautifully inscribed M stands for Manners, the family name of the Duke of Rutland who for ten generations
held Helmsley and a large area of these moors before they were bought by the Duncombes in 1695."
('An Illustrated Guide to the Crosses on the North Yorkshire Moors' - Elizabeth Ogilvie & Audrey Sleightholme)
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