Keys to the Past

Nunnykirk Cross (Nunnykirk)

The remains of an Anglo-Saxon stone cross was found in Nunnykirk around 1850-60, when an old cottage was being pulled down. It is decorated with carved birds and animals. It is probably of ninth century AD date, and was similar in decoration to other crosses from Hexham.

Reference number:N10822
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Nunnykirk


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