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The Monk's Stone, Tynemouth f.83

The Monk's Stone, Tynemouth f.83

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15543

Item number: f.83

Length: 244

Width: 151

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

An outline drawing in ink of the top of the 'monk's stone' at Tynemouth in Northumberland (now in Tyne and Wear). Formerly a cross, the shaft was all that remained by the time Grimm made this drawing. It was found on Monkhouse farm, and had been given a modern inscription by the Duke of Northumberland, who was lord of the manor and chief landowner.

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