A detail of Anglo-Saxon fragments of a stone cross featuring carvings of figures and vine-scrolls, in St Andrew's Church

Date:
1930-1954
Location:
St Andrew's Church, South Church, County Durham
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St Andrew Auckland Church, Bishop Auckland, South Church, County Durham
Reference:
AA54/04140
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The stone fragments, which date from the late 8th or early 9th century, were found in the late 19th century and were reconstructed into a cross in 1931. The sides are carved with vine-crolls, whilst a Crucifixion is shown on one face, with an inscription and figures.

Content

This is part of the Series: LTC01/01 Lady Trenchard Cox: Series of Negatives; within the Collection: LTC01 Lady Trenchard Cox Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cox, Mary Desiree

Keywords

Early Medieval Cross, Early Medieval Carved Stone, Religion