Keys to the Past

Manside Cross (Rothley with Hollinghill; Elsdon)

The remains of a medieval cross stand just outside an Iron Age settlement. The socket stone and a stone shaft survive. The shaft was probably reused in post-medieval times as a boundary stone as it is carved with modern initials. Manside Cross is first mentioned in the Border Survey of 1604 and also appears on later maps. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N9781
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):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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