Cross shaft

Description
This is the lower part of a stone cross, decorated with simple interlaced patterns. In 1778 it was discovered among the stonework which had been used to build the old Exe Bridge in Exeter.
Accession Loan No.
53/1911
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Common Name
cross shaft
Simple Name
shaft
Full Name
shaft of cross
Dimensions
whole width 420 mm; whole height 1940 mm; whole depth 330 mm; mount height 220 mm; mount width 600 mm; mount depth 600 mm
Period Classification
Late Saxon (900-1066)
Production Year Low
975
Production Year High
1099
Family Group

Material
stone; granite
Collection Site Name
Exe Bridge
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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