Record Details

NHER Number:3454
Type of record:Monument
Name:Wormegay medieval Wayside Cross


The remains of a standing stone cross, located on the village green and thought to mark the route to the village church. The cross is mainly 14th century in date with some later additions, and consists of a stepped base, a socket stone and the lower part of the shaft.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6637 1180
Map Sheet:TF61SE

Full description

July 1975. Visited.
Cross. Consists of round ((S1) says once octagonal) shaft set in socket stone, on another which (S1) says is modern. Whole is on a large base, recently repointed rather badly, which has faint carving on east side. Cross was re-erected in 1868 by Mr. Hoff, many of the stones being scattered around the village. See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 15 July 1975.

Ancient monument details (S2), photograph (S3) and press cutting (S4) in file.

Monument Types

  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Publication: Corbishley, M.J.. 1983.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 61 SE 4 [2].
---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 787.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Wormegay.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: BDF 11.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Scheduling Notification. Notification. DNF361.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1994? -2011?. English Heritage Digital Designation Record. Record. DNF361.
<S1>Article in Serial: Cozens-Hardy B. 1934. Norfolk Crosses. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXV Pt II pp 297-336. pp 331-332; Pl 16.
<S2>Designation: [unknown]. Ancient Monuments Form. SAM Record. DNF361.
<S3>Photograph: 3454 Wormegay Cross.
<S4>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1985. [Photograph of Wormegay's Cross]. 23 October.

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