Keys to the Past

Gainford, St. Mary's (Gainford)

This part of a Viking period gravestone of a type known as a hogback. It is of mid 10th to mid 11th century date.

Reference number:D2408
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Gainford


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