Element record L7342 - Med pendant cross, Farndon


FINDSPOT (Medieval)


Grid reference SK 78000 51199 (point)
Map sheet SK75SE
District Newark
Civil Parish Farndon, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Silver-gilt pendant cross, equal armed with knobbed terminals and a central disc bearing an engraved Lombardic letter A on one side and a design resembling a letter W on the other. Height: 33.3mm, weight: 5.62g. Likely to date fom the early C13. (1)
The inscriptions probably represent the letters alpha and omega, which traditionally refer to God and were intended to act as a protection or charm. (2)

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

(1) Parish File

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

Parish file

<1> Herepath N, 03/09/2003, Email (Unpublished document). SNT2334.

<2> DCMS, 2005, Treasure Annual Report 2003, pp 113-4, 232 (Published document). SNT1958.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Unpublished document: Herepath N. 03/09/2003. Email.
  • <2> Published document: DCMS. 2005. Treasure Annual Report 2003. pp 113-4, 232.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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