Record Details

NHER Number:6037
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval cross

Summary

The approximate site of a medieval cross, mentioned in contemporary documents. Nothing remains today.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 956 862
Map Sheet:TL98NE
Parish:BRIDGHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1934.
Field called Giltcross but no trace of cross.

On the Award seems to be same as land lying 'juxta crucem de Brigham super le crouch furlong' (information from P. K. Schram) from the time of Edward III, deeds at Norfolk House Box XI number 19; and possibly the 'krosseworg' mentioned in Ely Register (Cott. Claud CXI fol.248 (b) from the time of Edward I) see (S1). (Information taken from NCM card).
R.R.Clarke (NCM)
But see site NHER 5991 which is the established site of the Gilt or Gyde Cross that gave the hundred its name.

This field under crop when visited.
E.Rose (NAU) 27 July 1978.

Monument Types

  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1805. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Vol I. pp 213, 436.

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