Record Details

NHER Number:3308
Type of record:Monument
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 21st Century - 1066 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Cozens-Hardy B. 1934. Norfolk Crosses. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXV Pt II pp 297-336. p 304.
---Designation: [unknown]. Ancient Monuments Form. SAM Record. DNF45.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 62 SE 2 [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 254.
---Monograph: Castle Rising History Group. 2010. The Ancient Borough of Castle Rising: from prehistory to the present day..
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Castle Rising.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Castle Rising.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Scheduling Notification. Notification. DNF45.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1994? -2011?. English Heritage Digital Designation Record. Record. DNF45.
<S2>Monograph: English Heritage. 1987. Scheduled Ancient Monuments Record: Norfolk.

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