|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Remains of medieval wayside cross|
The base and a short length of octagonal shaft are what remain of this 14th century limestone cross.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 8421 4287|
|Parish:||BURNHAM OVERY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
27 July 1978. Visited.
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).
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.
- CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Associated Finds - none
- Scheduled Monument
- Listed Building
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 84 SW 5 . |
|---||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. |
|MNO5754||Related to: Wayside Cross Veldings Corner Burnham Overy Town BURNHAM OVERY (Revoked)|
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