Tyne and Wear HER(12204): Ryton, Holy Cross Church, medieval gravestones - Details
Ryton, Holy Cross Church, medieval gravestones
Religious Ritual and Funerary
In the churchyard there are two coped medieval grave stones of Frosterley Marble. They lie on the south side of the churchyard path around 30m east of the east end. In 1883 C.C. Hodges sketched these.
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; D.A. Briggs and N.I. Dugdale, not dated, A Guide to Holy Cross Church, Ryton-on-Tyne, p. 44