Keys to the Past

Sting Cross (Alwinton; Alnham)

This spot, on the southern slopes of Cushat Law is known as Sting Cross. It is believed that the cross marked the boundary of lands of Newminster Abbey. Little else is known of this cross, and there are no remains surviving at the location. It

Reference number:N1321
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
UNCERTAIN
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1957; E Geary
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1976; I S Sainsbury



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Alwinton
Local History of Alnham


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