Building record MYO1535 - Fulford Cross

Summary

Stone cross of circa 1485 which replaced a wooden cross of 1374-1375. It became a boundary marker in 1593. Octagonal cross shaft 1m high set into an octagonal base 0.75m high whigh itself is set on a tier of three stone steps all octagonal in shape and are 0.6m high in total. Scheduled and listed.

Location

Grid reference SE 6086 5013 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Boundary cross. C15. Limestone. Octagonal on plan. Truncated broach stopped octagonal shaft approximately 0.6 metre high, on deep base raised on 3 steps. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1975-: 54).
Listing NGR: SE6086950130

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

NMR Information

[SE 6086 5013] Pedestal of Stone Cross [T.I.]

Fulford Cross, of wood in 1374/5, had been replaced by a stone cross by 1501, and became a boundary stone in 1593.

A well preserved and typically Md. stone cross comprising shaft, 0.9 m. in height, and socket stone mounted on a base of three tiers. See G.P. AO/63/108/2.

Sources
1 Ordnance Survey Map OS 25" 1938
2 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION 302 M. York, 1955, (A. Raine)
3 Field Investigators Comments F1 RL 30-MAY-63
4 Scheduled Monument Notification 17-Apr-97

613515 Architectural Survey Investigation by RCHME/EH Architectural Survey
BF060312 FULFORD CROSS File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

Compiler D SMITH 1962-12-27 1962-12-27 Ordnance Survey Archaeology Officer 08-FEB-1960-31-MAY-1961 and 01-NOV-1966-26-JUL-1974

Compiler R L LEWIS 1963-05-30 1963-05-30 Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigator and Recorder 1960-1966


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

RCHME, 1975, RCHME Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse (Monograph). SYO2424.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1975. RCHME Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse.

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Mar 20 2020 5:10PM

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