Tyne and Wear HER(1204): Jarrow, Anglo-Saxon grave-marker - Details
Jarrow, Anglo-Saxon grave-marker
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Fragment of a grave-marker in medium-grained yellow sandstone. One arm and part of the centre of a cross survive on the only carved face. It is 16 cm high x 10 cm wide x 4.6 cm deep. It dates to the 7th or early 8th century, and was found in 1969 in archaeological excavations re-used in 17th century paving inside the cloister. The cross type is characteristic of Jarrow and Monkwearmouth work.
<< HER 1204 >> R.J. Cramp, 1984, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Vol. I, Pt 1, 110-111, fig. 13, pl. 93 (501-04)(Jarrow 11)