Record Details

NHER Number:4813
Type of record:Monument
Name:Northwold Cross


This village wayside cross was first erected in the 14th century. The original shaft survives but the majority of the base is a rendered brick 19th century restoration. The cross currently attached to the shaft is a 20th century Greek style one.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 7496 9733
Map Sheet:TL79NW

Full description

Village wayside cross.
Ashlar shaft and part of finial original and dating to the 14th century. The partly rendered brick pedestal is more modern (19th century) but incorporates the 14th century plinth. The moulded octagonal cap carries a 20th century Greek cross.
For further details see (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Ancient monument description (S2) in file.

Monument Types

  • CROSS (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • CROSS (18th Century to 19th Century - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Designation: [unknown]. Ancient Monuments Form. SAM Record. DNF486.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 79 NW 13 [4].
---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 576.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Northwold.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Scheduling Notification. Notification. DNF486.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1994? -2011?. English Heritage Digital Designation Record. Record. DNF486.
<S1>Article in Serial: Cozens-Hardy B. 1934. Norfolk Crosses. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXV Pt II pp 297-336. p 319; Pl 9.
<S2>Designation: Corbishley, M.. 1982. AM107.

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