Record Details

NHER Number:4938
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval cross


The remains of a medieval stone cross are marked on Ordnance Survey maps on Cross Hill. The socket stone survives and has been raised and stands on a brick plinth.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 7182 9097
Map Sheet:TL79SW

Full description

Cross - remains of (Ordnance Survey antiquity).

On Cross Hill.
Square base 66cm (26 inches) across, 3.66m (12 feet) deep (presumably mistake for 30 cm (12 inches!)) Socket in centre of bowl nearly 46cm (12 inches) across goes right through base.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

2 August 1972.
Ordnance Survey recorder says although there seem to be two pieces published on (S1), the socket stone (the more northeast piece) only has survived. This has been raised and now stands on a brick plinth.
Information from (S2).
R. J. Rickett (NAU), 12 April 1990

Monument Types

  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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. Feltwell.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-7. Ordnance Survey 25 inch 2nd edition (revised 1902-7).
<S2>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 79 SW 12 [2].

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