NR4550 : "The Thief's Cross"

taken 10 years ago, near to Kintour, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

"The Thief's Cross"
"The Thief's Cross"
Outside the wall of the Kildalton churchyard stands a simple late-medieval cross possibly erected by some dignitary (while still alive) as a place for private prayer and for his own salvation. However, because this cross stands in non-consecrated ground, the story has evolved that it is the grave of a criminal and it has been nicknamed “The Thief’s Cross”. The churchyard and magnificent Kildalton High Cross is located directly behind the photographer.
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NR4550, 64 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 July, 2007
Category
Cross   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 4580 5086 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:41.0658N 6:2.7365W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 4573 5082
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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