002698:The Monk's Stone Tynemouth Priory C. 1900

  • Description

    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : The Monk's Stone was brought to the Priory in 1936. It orriginally marked the boundary between ecclesiastical land and civil land. The stone bears the legend 'o horor to kill a man for a pigge's head' This inscription refers to the time when the Earl Deleval killed a monk who stole a pig's head from his house. In penance for this he gave up his manor to the Priory. Monument/s Collection : Local Studies Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 002698
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4075532645/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 3 years, 6 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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