Tyne and Wear HER(411): Monkwearmouth, Anglo-Saxon architectural fragment - Details
Monkwearmouth, Anglo-Saxon architectural fragment
The end fragment of a curving decorative strip in local dolomite, 6 cm high x 4.4. cm wide x 2.3 cm deep. One surface is smoothly polished and deeply incised with 2 parallel lines. The stone could relate to other fragments found locally (e.g. HER nos. 401-410). It was found in 1966 and is thought to date to between the 7th and 8th centuries A.D.
<< HER 411 >> R.J. Cramp, 1984, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Vol. I, Pt 1 133, Pt 2 pl. 125.693 (Monkwearmouth 27)