Village Cross - Ovingham

  • Description

    "The remains of the village cross stand in the corner of the Village Green overlooking the Tyne. Three steps lead to a large square block with chamfered top edge from which rises a tapering rectangular shaft with broach-chamfered edges. The top part of the shaft and the cross head were recently removed after the cross was attacked by vandals. In 1294 Gilbert de Umfraville claimed as his right a market at Ovingham....."
  • Owner

    Public Monuments and Sculpture Assocaition
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 6 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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