Tyne and Wear HER(12202): Monkwearmouth, Church of St. Peter, effigies of knights - Details
Monkwearmouth, Church of St. Peter, effigies of knights
The church contains two C14 effigies - one of a knight of the Hilton family (under a much restored canopy in the chancel) and one of a clergyman or priest, now much defaced.
Peter F. Ryder, 1985, The Medieval Cross Slab Grave Cover in County Durham, Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland Research Report No. 1, p 107; C.H. Hunter Blair, 1929, Mediaeval Effigies in the County of Durham [read on 26th September, 1928], Archaeologia Aeliana, Series 4, Vol. VI, pp 1-51