Record Details

NHER Number:8136
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval cross in St Mary's churchyard


A medieval stone cross marking the boundary between the parish of Hellesdon and the City of Norwich. The top of the cross was restored in 1902.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2007 1063
Map Sheet:TG21SW

Full description

Norwich boundary cross.
Stands in churchyard. Carved stone base chamfered shaft original to 1.8m (6ft) high, above this with capital bearing a cross restored in 1902.
Said by (S1) to have the date 1803 incised on it.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU) 18 May 1977.

Monument Types

  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CROSS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

---Designation: [unknown]. Ancient Monuments Form. SAM Record. DNF257.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 21 SW 5 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Hellesdon.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Scheduling Notification. Notification. DNF594.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1994? -2011?. English Heritage Digital Designation Record. Record. DNF594.
<S1>Article in Serial: Cozens-Hardy B. 1934. Norfolk Crosses. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXV Pt II pp 297-336. pp 321-322.

Related records

8135Related to: Medieval cross at junction of Boundary Road and Drayton High Road (Monument)

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