Keys to the Past

Cross slab built into wall of St. Mary's, Easington (Easington)

A cross carved onto a slab of stone at St Mary's Church is probably of late Anglo-Saxon (8th to 10th century) date.

Reference number:D747
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Event(s):Turning the Tide Project 1997 - 1998; Archaeological Services University of Durham

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Source of Reference
Local History of Easington


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