Keys to the Past

Steng medieval wayside cross (Rothley with Hollinghill; Elsdon)

Steng medieval wayside cross. Photo by Northumberland County Council, 2003.
Steng medieval wayside cross. Photo by Northumberland County Council, 2003.

The remains of a medieval cross lie alongside a road between the medieval villages of Elsdon} and Cambo The stone base is 0.8m square is all that survives and is embedded in the ground. This is a Scheduled Monument and Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N9777
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Archaeological survey of Hartington Moor 1996; P J Fowler and K D Strutt
WATCHING BRIEF, Erection of Wind Monitoring Masts for the Proposed Ray Wind Farm Development, Northumberland. Archaeological watching brief 2007; CFA Archaeology Ltd

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Elsdon


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