REY CROSS - List Entry

  • Description

    "Base and fragment of cross shaft. Probably C10. Sandstone..... Rey or Rere Cross is believed to have been erected by King Edwin of Northumbria (died 946) to mark the boundary of his Kingdom and the Scottish Kingdom of Strathclyde. Eric Bloodaxe, the last Viking King, was killed at Rey Cross in 945 so marking the end of Viking rule in Northern England....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 4 months ago
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