Record Details

NHER Number:1771
Type of record:Monument
Name:Remains of medieval wayside cross

Summary

The base and a short length of octagonal shaft are what remain of this 14th century limestone cross.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8421 4287
Map Sheet:TF84SW
Parish:BURNHAM OVERY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

27 July 1978. Visited.
Cross.
Octagonal shaft fragment about 0.6m (2 feet) high stands on base chamfered down to telescoping square blocks, about 1.2m (4 feet) high. For many years a signpost was stuck on the top.
E. Rose (NAU).

Drawing in Dawson-Turner's (S1).
Possibly the cross site that gave its name to Brothercross Hundred (S2).
E. Rose (NAU).

1995. Scheduled.
English Heritage Scheduling Notification, (S3).
English Heritage Digital Designation Record; states the cross is probably in its original position. (S4).
P. Aldridge (NLA) 11 October 2005.

Monument Types

  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 84 SW 5 [3].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 232.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Burnham Overy.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1805-1810. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Volume Unknown.
<S2>Article in Serial: Cozens-Hardy B. 1934. Norfolk Crosses. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXV Pt II pp 297-336. pp 303-304; Pl 1.
<S3>Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Scheduling Notification. Notification. DNF166.
<S4>Designation: English Heritage. 1994? -2011?. English Heritage Digital Designation Record. Record. DNF166.

Related records

MNO5754Related to: Wayside Cross Veldings Corner Burnham Overy Town BURNHAM OVERY (Revoked)

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