Tyne and Wear HER(12203): Ryton, Holy Cross Church, effigy of a deacon - Details
Ryton, Holy Cross Church, effigy of a deacon
The most important medieval sepulchral monument at this church is a Frosterley Marble effigy of a deacon, which is located in the chancel. Boyle (1892) dates it to the late C13.
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 110; J.R. Boyle, 1892, Comprehensive Guide to the County of Durham, p. 606; 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