This beautiful stone is thought to date from the Tenth century, it was found in 1847 during a restoration of the chancel. The local tradition is that the stone depicts the Norse god Loki. The Norse sagas tell of Loki being bound with the entrails of his son and tormented by a serpent which dripped venom onto his face.
This wonderful carving is probably Norman in origin. It is depicts two hounds and a human figure. No-one really knows what it is supposed to symbolise.
A Tenth Century cross shaft
A Tenth to Eleventh century shaft fragment depicting three crudely drawn animals.