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CROSSES, ANCIENT AND MODERN, OF CHURCHYARD AND WAYSIDE

CROSSES, ANCIENT AND MODERN, OF CHURCHYARD AND WAYSIDE

Cheltenham is a modern town, but there is one old corner of it, the parish church. In the churchyard is the old cross (bottom left) A little below the famous abbey of Whitby is the old parish church and in the graveyard a modern cross (bottom right) put up to the memory of Caedmon, the father of English sacred song," as the inscription calls him. The upper photographs show a wayside cross at Eckmton, Worcestershire (top left), and the cross at Stow-on-the-Wold. This last is fourteenth century work, restored in 1878.

Other pictures from Some Famous Old Crosses


BANBURY CROSS AND WINCHESTER'S BUTTER CROSS

VILLAGE CROSSES OF SOMERSET AND SUSSEX, AND THE GREAT CROSS OF KELLS

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