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410


Sunderland


Monkwearmouth, Anglo-Saxon architectural fragment


Monkwearmouth


NZ45NW


Architecture


Architectural Fragment


Architectural Fragment


Early Medieval


C7-C9


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An architectural fragment, 5 cm high x 10.5 cm wide x 9 cm deep, probably a corner stone, in medium-grained, reddened sandstone. The remains of three carved faces survive, containing some decoration. It was found in 1966 and is thought to date to between the 7th and 9th centuries A.D.


402


578


NZ402578



<< HER 410 >> R.J. Cramp, 1984, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Vol. I, Pt 1 133, Pt 2 pl. 125.691-2 (Monkwearmouth 26)

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