St. Giles Church, Birtley - Saxon burial stone

  • Description

    "See [[3924418]]. This stone is built into the north wall of the chancel. It bears an Iona cross, is dated AD700, and carries the inscription O R P E - probably standing for Orate Pro Edmundo: pray for Edmund. {Source: A Brief History of St. Giles’ Church, Birtley - church information leaflet.}" Photo by Mike Quinn, 2014.
  • Owner

    Mike Quinn
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 months, 3 weeks ago
    Viewed: 78 times
    Picture Taken: 2014-03-13
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