TL7791 : Stump Cross, Mount Ephraim

taken 6 years ago, 3 km from Weeting, Norfolk, Great Britain

Stump Cross, Mount Ephraim
Stump Cross, Mount Ephraim
An information board TL7791 : Medieval wayside cross, information board on the bridleway highlights the presence of the remains of the medieval wayside cross in the woods. It is believed to date from the 1300s and to have originally been 4m high. At that time the area was not wooded and it would have been prominent on the skyline. The area was one of pilgrimage until the commissioners of Henry VIII destroyed the shrine at Walsingham. The cross was believed to have been broken either at this point or in 1643 when parliament ordered all crosses were pulled down.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 7735 9136 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:29.4791N 0:36.6476E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 7733 9136
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Cross (Ruined)  Breckland 

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