Rockcliffe Cross

  • Description

    "....The monument includes an early medieval cross, situated within a church yard on the south side of St Mary's Church on the edge of Rockcliffe close to the banks of the River Eden. The sandstone cross, which is understood to stand in its original position, stands on a rectangular stone base above which is a shaft topped by a complete wheel-headed cross decorated with interlace and knot patterns along with two bear-like beasts. The style of the cross indicates it to date to the 10th century. The monument is a Listed Building Grade I...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 10 months, 1 week ago
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