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Medieval cross slab grave covers in West Yorkshire

Peter F. Ryder

Medieval cross slab grave covers in West Yorkshire

by Peter F. Ryder

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Published by West Yorkshire Archaeology Service in Wakefield .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Peter Ryder.
SeriesWest Yorkshire archaeologyhandbooks
ContributionsWest Yorkshire Archaeological Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv,68p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17262744M
ISBN 101870453131

granite ledgers/slabs A Ledger is a grave marker which typically covers the length of the grave and provides space for additional epitaphs and designs when commemorating a . Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Peter Ryder books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Medieval Cross Slab Grave Covers in West Yorkshire. Peter F. Ryder. 01 Sep Paperback. unavailable. The Medieval Cross Slab Grave Covers in Cumbria. Peter Ryder. 01 Mar Hardback. unavailable. Notify me.

A high cross or standing cross (Irish: cros ard / ardchros, Scottish Gaelic: crois àrd / àrd-chrois, Welsh: croes uchel / croes eglwysig) is a free-standing Christian cross made of stone and often richly decorated. There was a unique Early Medieval tradition in Ireland and Britain of raising large sculpted stone crosses, usually outdoors. These probably developed from earlier traditions. The dataset consists of the annual excavation round-up for the journal Medieval Archaeology. The aim is to keep readers and researchers informed of fieldwork and other findings relating to the period c AD on a yearly and up-to-date basis. The format for this particular project is temporary; from the submitted information is presented in the form of a searchable database.

cross roads of two Roman Roads, these are the Great North Road, the there are Medieval cross slab grave covers of twelfth and fifteenth century uncommon in West Yorkshire. Post-medieval There is little obvious physical evidence of the impact of the early modern era. This appraisal and management plan sets out the features that contribute to its This is an important site in West Yorkshire. Further prehistoric and Iron century and one 14th century cross slab grave cover fragments have also been found within the structure of the church.


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Medieval Cross Slab Grave Covers in West Yorkshire Paperback – September 1, by Peter F. Ryder (Author)5/5(1). The medieval cross slab grave cover in County Durham (Research reports) Paperback – January 1, by Peter F Ryder (Author)Author: Peter F Ryder.

Medieval cross slab grave covers in West Yorkshire. by RYDER Peter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Medieval Cross Slab Grave Cover in County Durham.

By Peter F. Ryder. 29 × 21 cm. v +11 figs. + 55 pls. Durham: Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland (Research Report, 1), ISBN x. £10 - Volume 66 Issue 2 - Author: Claude Blair. Medieval Cross Slab Grave Covers in Northumberland, 1: South West Northumberland. Medieval cross slabs in North Yorkshire: chronology, distribution, and social implications.

Buy The Medieval Cross Slab Grave Covers in Cumbria (Extra S.) by Ryder, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Peter Ryder. crude fifteenth-century incised slab from Tickhill (West Riding of Yorkshire) has recently been discovered, which features a fine cross with two awkwardly drawn yderhasarguedthatthegoodworkmanshipFile Size: KB.

Medieval Cross Slabs. St Bartholomew’s Church has one of the most important collections of coffin lids and grave markers in the county, mostly re-set during the restoration when the north aisle, demolished in antiquity, was reinstated.

Other fragments are distributed around the church and in the South porch. There are around 20 pieces. There are many crosses on the North Yorkshire Moors, mostly medieval in origin to mark important roads, but some no doubt have a different tale to tell.

White Cross (OS grid NZ ) is above Castleton at the T junction with the road up from Commondale (in the background). The site suggested by the medieval documents is further supported by the discovery, inof an intact Cross Slab tomb to the south of the house (NTSMR ).

However, surviving buildings at Home Farm (not NT - site NTSMR ) indicate that the domestic farm buildings extended further E (including - until - a square dovecote).

The Medieval Cross Slab Grave Cover in County Durham, Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland (Durham) Ryder, P.F. 'Four medieval cross slabs from North Yorkshire,' Yorkshire Archaeological Journal A Grave slab in floor of Lowther Church, Cumbria.

Early cross slab with cross slightly raised. This dates from 8th or 9th Century and was reused as a gravestone in the 18th century.

Dunkeld Cathedral Chapter House. A foliated cross on a slab at Wetheral Church. A series of grave slabs built into the nave wall of St.

Mary The Virgin, Middleton. (see Medieval Cross Slab Grave Covers in West Yorkshire, Peter Ryder, ). Furthermore, in the Loxley grave slab, the shaft extends to the bottom edge of the slab, but in Johnston’s drawing the shaft has a stepped base (see Robin Hood’s Grave 7).

Medieval Grave Slabs at Skipwith Church Purbeck marble cross slab which lies outside the west wall of the south porch, and the which is the peak of grave slab production in Yorkshire (McClain forthcoming).

Skipwith 1 (Fig 2): This slab fragment is highly eroded, featuring only the incised step. Medieval Cross Slab Grave Covers in West Yorkshire, West Yorkshire Archaeology Service, Wakefield Ryder, P ‘ Medieval cross slab grave covers in Northumberland 1 ’, Archaeol Aeliana, 5th ser, 28, 51 – Cited by: 1.

title = "Medieval grave slabs at Skipwith church", author = "McClain, {Aleksandra Noel}", note = "{\circledC}Royal Archaeological is an author produced version of a paper published in The Archaeological Journal. Ryder, Medieval Churches of West Yorkshire, Wakefield,31,f 48, 57 and P.

Ryder, Medieval Cross Slab Grave Covers in West Yorkshire, Wakefield, West Yorkshire Archaeological Service leaflet, Location (53°52′58″N, 1°26′40″W) World map.

View all items in. Old Bewick Slab. Sepulchrology. In addition to this work on standing buildings, Peter has a special interest in medieval cross slab grave covers, and has recorded several thousand of these intriguing and little-known monuments across the North of England; his studies of those in Durham, Northumberland, Cumbria and West Yorkshire – each a must for any bookshelf - have all been.

The Cloneen slab can be compared favorably with her group 4 or Seven Armed Cross Slab group. However it also shares some features with her Group 1, Group 2 and Group 3 slabs, It has elements from several types of medieval grave-slabs and it appears to be a transitional style grave-slab incorporating elements from several types.

OS grid reference: SE At the north-east side of Collingham village, west York-shire, stands the ancient parish church of St Oswald, a building dating back to pre-Conquest times. The church houses two Anglo-Saxon cross-shafts and also a few other interesting antiquities: there is an ancient stone coffin lid, a cresset stone, a stone with a.Prehistoric standing stone, medieval wayside cross and cross base and post-medieval guide post at Longstone is a Scheduled Monument in St.

Mabyn, Cornwall, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building.Small medieval grave slab fragement, lower half, in porch of Christchurch, Westerdale village, North yorkshire Moors Uk.

Dec This fragment depicts the stepped cross shaft, to left of which is a blade of a dagger or sword and to right of which is a person holding a vessel and above the persons head a four footed animal pins.