Record Details

NHER Number:3308
Type of record:Building
Name:Medieval cross

Summary

A very large 15th century stone cross stands on Castle Rising green. It has five steps up to an octagonal base with polygonal buttresses, a square upper stage with angle shafts, and a restored shaft and cross.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6654 2486
Map Sheet:TF62SE
Parish:CASTLE RISING, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1979. Visit.
Cross, 15th century. Five steps up to octagonal base with polygonal buttresses, square upper stage with angle shafts, restored shaft and cross. Very large. Has plaque marking restoration. Is the cross itself the one noted by (S1) as being in the church in 1930s? Stands on green.
See (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 20 September 1979.

Monument Types

  • CROSS (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD? to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 62 SE 2 [3].
---Monograph: Castle Rising History Group. 2010. The Ancient Borough of Castle Rising: from prehistory to the present day..
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Castle Rising.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Castle Rising.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Publication: Cozens-Hardy.
<S2>Monograph: English Heritage. 1987. Scheduled Ancient Monuments Record: Norfolk.

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