Keys to the Past

Early medieval cross fragments (Wansbeck)

A number of fragments of pre-Conquest crosses have been discovered at Woodhorn Church and have been preserved inside it. The fragments include a cross head and several cross shafts. The carving has been dated to between the mid-10th and mid-11th centuries and there is thought to be a link with Durham.

Reference number:N12040
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)

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