Tyne and Wear HER(401): Monkwearmouth, Anglo-Saxon architectural fragment - Details
Monkwearmouth, Anglo-Saxon architectural fragment
An architectural fragment in fine-grained yellow sandstone, 12 cm high x 18 cm wide x 18 cm deep. Its only surviving carved face contains part of a panel of interlace decoration. It was found in 1966 immediately south of the church and is thought to date to the late 7th century A.D.
<< HER 401 >> D.M. Wilson & D.G. Hurst, eds. 1967, Medieval Britain in 1966, Medieval Archaeology, XI, 264 G. Adcock, 1974, A study of the types of interlace on Northumbrian sculpture Durham University, Unpublished M Phil thesis, 69-71, pl. 7A R.J. Cramp, 1984, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Vol. I, Pt. 1 131, Pt. 2 pl. 124.681 (Monkwearmouth 17)