York, St Mary Castlegate
Dedication stone
11th century

Incomplete millstone grit slab inscribed in a mixture of Anglo-Saxon and Latin. Modern English translation:
'-frard and Grim and Aese raised (this) church in the name of the Holy Lord Christ, and St Mary and St Martin and St Cuthbert and All Saints. It was consecrated in the … year in the life of - '
Dimensions: L.520, W.394, T.152mm

Bibliography :
Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England), 1981. Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York 5: The Central Area (London, HMSO), 33
Okasha, E., 1971. A Hand List of Anglo-Saxon Non-Runic Inscriptions (Cambridge), 131
Church of St Mary, Castlegate

(Photo:S.I. Hill, © York Archaeological Trust)

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