Tyne and Wear HER(413): Monkwearmouth, Saxo-Norman grave or coffin cover - Details
Monkwearmouth, Saxo-Norman grave or coffin cover
Religion or Ritual
Death Burial or Funerary Object
A possible grave- or coffin-cover, in medium-grained yellow sandstone, 132 cm long x 42 cm wide x 9 - 10 cm deep. Towards the upper end is a small relief cross, suggesting an 11th century date. Found under the floor of the chancel in 1969.
<< HER 413 >> R.J. Cramp, 1984, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Vol. I, Pt 1 Appendix A 153-4, Pt 2 pl. 152.797 (M'mouth 30