Tyne and Wear HER(298): Newcastle, Barras Bridge, Chapel of St James, cross - Details
Newcastle, Barras Bridge, Chapel of St James, cross
Religious Ritual and Funerary
At the north end of the Barras Bridge before the Chapel stood a stone cross, presumably medieval in origin. It was taken down by John Pigg at the Time of the Rebellion and broken as a symbol of the prophane.
<< HER 298 >> H. Bourne, 1736, History of Newcastle, pp. 15, 152 J. Brand, 1789, History of Newcastle, Vol. I, p. 431 R.J. Charleton, (date unknown), History of Newcastle, p. 367