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The cross-head (c, d, e, f) is of reddish sandstone, hacked, measuring 17 by 14 inches, and 6 inches thick. The figures e and f give the designs on the edges of the neck of the shaft. (B 3.)
The fragment of a wheelless cross-arm (g, h) is of brown stone, roughly carved in low relief; 7 inches across the end.
on the edge. (A 3.)
The shaft-fragment (i) is built into the new organ-chamber. It measures 14 by 8 inches, and represents the well-known symbol of the Hart and Hound. (B?)
The shaft-fragment (j) measures 10 by 5 inches. Note the fish's tail, perhaps part of the subject of the Loaves and Fishes, as at Hornby (Lancashire). (A 3?)
The fragment (k) is built into the new organ-chamber.
8 by 7 inches, chiselled, of buff sandstone. A saint bearing palms. or wands of victory over death; see a paper by Mr. O. M. Dalton, F.S.A., in Proc. S. A., 1904.
The shaft-fragment (1, m, n) is of Carlton stone, 21 by 12 inches, and 7 inches thick. Note figures with swine's heads under the
Crucifix. (B 3-)
The shaft-fragment (o,p) is 11 inches broad by 8 inches thick; roughly incised, with the Scandinavian chain-pattern on p. (B 2.)
The shaft-fragment (q, r) is of soft brown sandstone, 18 by 11 inches, and 7 inches thick. A curious design, in which everything is Note the attempts at triquetra which do sacrificed to bold effect. not interlace, and the casual dragon-head. (B 2.) There are also at Kirklevington Church, but not figured here, (1) A wheel-head of brown stone, 18 by 12 by 6 pattern on the face but a knot on the end of the not pierced. (2) A fragment of interlacing built into the east end, outside. (3) A morsel of pre-Norman carving near the priest's door, outside. (4) A bit of interlacing built in outside the organ-chamber.
inches, with no arm; the wheel
The shaft-fragment (s, t, u) is of brown stone, roughly hacked; 10 inches broad by 9 inches thick. The pattern at s is like one at Lancaster in a Viking Age shaft, which also has swine-headed figures, as at d and here. (B 3.)
The shaft-fragment (v, w, x) is of brown sandstone, 29 inches tall, and 12 by 8 inches in section, tapering to 11 by 7 inches. It is partly hacked and partly chiselled. The two figures seem to have their hands bound to their waists. (B 3.)
The shaft-fragment (y) is 31 inches tall, and measures 9 by 71 inches at the top; the lower part of the edge has been chipped. away. The figure is very carefully carved in high relief; the two
birds seem to be doves; the costume, a long-sleeved kirtle and helmet, suggests a portrait. Note the rings at the top, going over the crossbar and under the arris-band, intended to reappear on the adjacent face, as if passing through the stone-a trick repeated from h, i Brompton, also in Wycliffe g. The other sides are defaced. (B 3?) The shaft-fragment () is of brown stone, 15 by 10 inches, and 7 inches thick; the pattern incised, by hacking, in brown stone. (B 2.) The shaft-fragment (aa, bb) is of brown sandstone, 35 inches tall, and in section 12 by 8 inches, tapering to 9 by 7 inches. The portion of aa hidden by has been defaced. The pattern is deeply cut with the chisel. The bird has traces of red paint.
The cross-head (cc, dd, ee) is of brown stone, deep cut, with a radius of 8 inches and a thickness of 6 inches. (B.)
Mr. J. E. Morris, in his Guide to the North Riding (quoting from the Yorkshire Archæological Journal, vii., 458), mentions twenty-four "Saxon" fragments. I could see only these nineteen, beside some which I should not class as pre-Norman. Of these, a cross-head similar to Crathorne h, and measuring 14 by 9 by 5 inches, and a fragment of low relief tympanum or grave-slab, 18 by 14 inches, with a warrior, kite-shield, battle-axe, and mace (three knobs, as in the Bayeux tapestry), are the most interesting.
LASTINGHAM. The stones figured are all in the crypt, where there is also a very rudely hacked hogback, with tegulæ on one side and a plait on the other, and at the end a bear of the Brompton type but much ruder; the stone measures 50 inches long (one end is lost), 15 inches high in the middle, and 13 inches broad at the thickest part. (B.)
Also a well-carved dragon's head, snout lost, under jaw recurved, two teeth, eye with circular iris and pupil and the point of the eyeball turned backwards; the fragment is 7 inches high. It might conceivably be from a hogback; compare the rude dragon-head in Easington ; but Mr. J. C. Wall (Reliquary, xii., 3, p. 159, July, 1906), suggests that "it may have decorated the sedilia."
Also part of a lintel with a chevron-and-bead pattern on its under side, and the outline of the top forming a low arch, as if the stone were a rudimentary tympanum. (A 2.)
Of the stones figured here the cross-head (a, b) is neatly chiselled in dark grey stone; radius 11 inches, 5 inches across the arm, and 3 inches thick; a beautiful example of Anglian work. Note the socket for insertion of a boss on either side, and the two beads in bold relief on the arm of a. (A 2.)