SO3764 : The Old Rugged Cross, Byton

taken 1 month ago, near to Byton, Herefordshire, Great Britain

The Old Rugged Cross, Byton
The Old Rugged Cross, Byton
At the edge of St Mary's churchyard the Easter cross is propped up against the ancient yew tree and the broken footpath gate is stuck in the open position. The tin shed door is open, just as it was in a photograph taken here in 2006. The church of 1859 is the latest on the site, a predecessor having been burnt to the ground by the forces of Owain Glyndwr in the 15th century. The yew tree would have been a mere 100 years old at the time.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites  People, Events 
Primary Subject of Photo
Churchyard 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 3708 6416 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:16.3186N 2:55.4117W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 3709 6415
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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