|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Medieval wayside cross, Whitecross Drift|
The remains of a 14th or 15th century stone cross survive at Whitecross Drift, albeit heavily overgrown. This cross is referred to on a map of 1681. See also NHER 9159.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 0107 9234|
|Parish:||QUIDENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Top of Whitecross Drift. Stone cross, remains of according to (S1).
Base with stopangles; shaft about 0.7m high, with mortise for next section in top. Overgrown in summer in wood which was formerly Whitecross Drift (known as Greenway in 1681).
(S2) dates to 14th - 15th centuries, probably correct.
Visited E. Rose (NAU) 11 April 1979.
E. Rose (NAU).
Source states that the 1681 survey refers to the cross as being here.
E. Rose (NLA) 7 December 1995.
The cross itself is also shown on the 1681 map. See file for NHER 9159.
Scheduled 1998 - see file.
- CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Associated Finds - none
- Scheduled Monument
- Listed Building
Sources and further reading
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Quidenham. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. |
|<S2>||Article in serial: Cozens-Hardy B. 1934. Norfolk Crosses. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXV Pt II pp 297-336. p 312. |
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