Cross in St Michael's churchyard, Addingham - List Entry

  • Description

    "....The monument includes the upper part of a decorated cross shaft and head of a late 10th/early 11th century Anglo-Scandinavian cross. It is constructed of red sandstone and is set in a sandstone base of a later date than the cross but nevertheless thought to be of pre-Conquest date. The cross shaft measures 45cm high, is rectangular in cross section, and tapers towards the top where its maximum dimensions are 30.5cm by 17.8cm. It is decorated on all sides with spiral-scroll and stopped-plait carvings. The cross head is of the ring-head or debased wheel-head type with lateral arms, and measures 51cm by 45.7cm..."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 months, 4 weeks ago
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