Keys to the Past

Thwaite Hall, Cotherstone (Cotherstone)

This is part of an Anglo-Saxon cross found in the 1980s during building works on a barn at Thwaite Hall overlooking the River Balder. It is decorated with carvings including serpents and dragons. It probably dates to the 8th to 10th century.

Reference number:D5431
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)



See also:
Local History of Cotherstone


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