Tyne and Wear HER(125): Tynemouth Priory, incomplete Anglo-Saxon cross-shaft from - Details
Tynemouth Priory, incomplete Anglo-Saxon cross-shaft from
Religious Ritual and Funerary
An incomplete cross-shaft in coarse-grained, yellow sandstone. Heavily worn and showing signs of re-use. Decorated with various abstract designs. It has been dated to the late 10th or early 11th centuries.
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