Monument record BSE 094 - Site of a Medieval cross.

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Cross (site of)(S1)(R1).


Grid reference Centred TL 8472 6448 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL86SW


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Full Description

Cross (site of)(S1)(R1). Grid reference cited as TL 8471 6447 (S1), sited on 1:2500 OS map at TL 8472 6448 (S2).
Note cross base (BSE 093) sited nearby until circa 1980 - possibly re-siting of base of this cross?
In 945, King Edmund gave St Edmund the land between 4 stone crosses (as a gift). This land became known as the Banleuca of St Edmund. One of these stone crosses stood somewhere in out Risbygate, not far from St peters Hospital (S3).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <R1> (No record type): OS, 1:500 map, 1885.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS card, TL86SW4, 1960 entry.
  • <S2> Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2500 map, TL 84 64, 1966.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Margaret Statham. 1996. The Book of Bury St Edmunds. 2nd ed.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Mar 12 2021 2:02PM

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