Monument record MYO4612 - Hogback Stone

Summary

A hogback stone was found in Burton Stone Lane in 1964. It was found among other stone fragments which are thought to be demolition material from St Mary's Bishophill Senior. The ridge stylistically `emanates' from the mouth of a beast, the first of its type found in York. Tenth century, transitional style.

Location

Grid reference SE 5961 5273 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description


A hogback stone was found in Burton Stone Lane in 1964. It was found among other stone fragments which are thought to be demolition material from St Mary's Bishophill Senior. The ridge stylistically `emanates' from the mouth of a beast, the first of its type found in York. Tenth century, transitional style.

Corpus of Anglo-Saxon stone sculpture, volume 3 : York and eastern Yorkshire 93 by James Lang


NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 24 2020 3:20PM

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