Tyne and Wear HER(1225): Jarrow, Anglo-Saxon impost - Details
Jarrow, Anglo-Saxon impost
An impost, perhaps part of furnishing, 12.5 cm high x 25.4 cm wide x 26.7 cm deep, in medium-grained yellow sandstone. Both long faces are carved and incomplete, short sides and top are damaged. The long sides are framed in a flat-band moulding, above and below are groups of balusters with incised caps and bases separated by plain panels. The surface below has been dressed smooth. Dated to the late 7th-8th century. Found in 1966 among loose stones.
<< HER 1225 >> R.J. Cramp, 1984, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture (Jarrow 32) Vol. I, Part 1, p. 121, pls. 106 (578-80), 107 (581)