"The Bewcastle Cross is an Anglo-Saxon cross which is still in its original position within the churchyard of St Cuthbert's church at Bewcastle, in the English county of Cumbria. The cross, which probably dates from the 7th or early 8th century, features reliefs and inscriptions in the runic alphabet. The head of the cross is missing but the remains are 14.5 feet (4.4 metres) high, and almost square in section (56 x 54 cm at the base). "
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8th century Celtic cross in the village of Eyam, Derbyshire. When plague spread across England in 1665, the residents of Eyam decided to quarantine the entire village rather than allow the infection to spread further. Over the next 18 months, more than three quarters of the population perished.
Bewcastle Cross, Cumbria. Now no more than a farm, church and rectory lying within the walls of a Roman fort, yet Bewcastle has this wonderful early cross. The cross head has been lost, but the shaft depicts carvings of Christian significance. You can still see Viking runes cut into the shaft and there is reference to Kynnniburga, the wife of King Aldfrith who reigned in Northumbria from 685 to 704. Nearest town is Carlisle.
Church of St. Casimir’s, Krakow, Poland...I was baptized in St. Casimir's Catholic Church in Ohio. How cool is this?
Gosforth Cross is a more than 4 metres tall stone cross in the cemetery of St Marys church in the village of Gosforth in Cumbria, UK. During the Viking era the population was mostly Scandinavian in this area. The cross is decorated with relief pictures that seams to be from Scandinavian Viking mythology.
Carved Panel from the great Celtic Cross of Lindisfarne Abbey, Northumberland. The patterns are copied from the illuminated books created by the monks of Lindisfarne Abbey. An inscription added to the panels honours God and St. Cuthbert by Eadfrith, Bishop of Lindisfarne in 721.
St. John's, Escomb Saxon Church is one of the oldest Anglo-Saxon churches in England, located in Escomb, County Durham. Founded in c.670-675, much of the stone came from the nearby Roman Fort at Binchester. On the south wall is a 7th or early 8th Century sundial, and on the north wall is a reused Roman stone with the markings "LEG VI" (Sixth Legion) set upside down. Except for a brief period, it has been in continuous use since Anglo-Saxon times.