Record Details

NHER Number:5411
Type of record:Monument
Name:Wilton Cross, Church Lane

Summary

A medieval stone cross with an octagonal brick base. The cross was damaged in a car accident in 1985 and has since been repaired.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7352 8808
Map Sheet:TL78NW
Parish:HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Cross.
Brick base, perhaps 16th century, but possibly later, supports two stone courses onwhich is the cross base with stopangles.Tall shaft composed of four-centred columns, tapering; embattled top, cross head missing.
See (S1).
Drawn in (S2) under Hockham!
Visited by E. Rose (NAU) 26 February 1981.

Damaged by vehicle collision in 1985, to be repaired.
E. Rose (NAU) 9 December 1985.

Found to have been repaired with rebuilt base, reusing old bricks, before April 1986, NAU not informed despite HBMC
stipulation.
E. Rose (NAU) 24 April 1986.

(S2) in file.

Monument Types

  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Scheduling record: Corbishley, M.. 1982. AM107.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1990. 9 August.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1991. 17 April.
---Correspondence: Rose, E.. 1986. Letter. 25 April.
---Unpublished document: Martin, T.. c.1730. Church Notes. 2.
---(No record type): Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Hockwold Cum Wilton.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Photograph: BVA 20.
<S1>Article in serial: Cozens-Hardy B. 1934. Norfolk Crosses. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXV Pt II pp 297-336.
<S2>Scheduling record: English Heritage. Scheduling Report.

Related records - none

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