TL0696 : Saxon cross shaft

taken 7 years ago, near to Nassington, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

Saxon cross shaft
Saxon cross shaft
Fragment of a 10th century cross depicting Christ on the cross with a spear and reed, the feet above would have continued with a respresentation of The Ascension. When complete, the cross has been estimated to have stood 10 feet high. It was discovered during restoration work in the 1880s.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 0632 9617 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.1799N 0:25.9991W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 0632 9617
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Cross Remains  Saxon 

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