Keys to the Past

Carved Stones (Holy Island)

Over 51 fragments of carved crosses have been found at Lindisfarne. They are mostly date to the eighth and ninth centuries AD, and many are decorated with typical Anglo-Saxon patterns.

Reference number:N5362
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Holy Island


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