Tyne and Wear HER(89): Monkwearmouth, Anglo-Saxon cross-arm - Details
Monkwearmouth, Anglo-Saxon cross-arm
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Corner or base of a cross-arm, in medium-grained, micaceous red sandstone, found in 1966 during archaeological excavations. It is 9 cm high x 10.5 cm wide x 9 cm deep, broken but unworn, and finely dressed. Possibly 8th century in origin.
<< HER 89 >> R.J. Cramp, 1984 Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Vol. I, Pt 1 p. 123, Pt 2 pl. 107, 584-6, 589 (Monkwearmouth 2)