Crypt at St Mary’s, Lastingham

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The crypt at St Marys is believed to date from 1078 – 1086 and was built over the place where St Cedd was buried.
St Marys Lastingham, Crypt
Inside are a number of fragments of crosses and earlier church buildings.
St Marys Lastingham, Crypt
The pillar with snakes is thought to date from the 10th century,  with a much simpler sword carved onto the stone in the background.
St Marys Lastingham, Crypt
These two fragments in the foreground may be from an 8th century shrine.

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