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Ancient Crosses of the Three Choirs Counties

History


by
Marion Freeman

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 128 pages

File size: 10.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Scattered across the English countryside are various types of crosses, with a particularly interesting array in the three choirs counties of Glocuestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Here, Marion Freeman reveals the history behind these intriguing monuments in the landscape. From Celtic crosses waymarking ancient and well-trodden paths to rediscovered crosses restored as War Memorials, and from county boundaries markers to medieval pillars that don’t even look like crosses any more, this book contains a wealth of information on a range of different crosses across the counties. At the back of the book is a useful Gazetteer with a description of each cross and its location so you might visit them yourself.

Scattered across the English countryside are various types of crosses, with a particularly interesting array in the three choirs counties of Glocuestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Here, Marion Freeman reveals the history behind these intriguing monuments in the landscape. From Celtic crosses waymarking ancient and well-trodden paths to rediscovered crosses restored as War Memorials, and from county boundaries markers to medieval pillars that don’t even… (more)

Scattered across the English countryside are various types of crosses, with a particularly interesting array in the three choirs counties of Glocuestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Here, Marion Freeman reveals the history behind these intriguing monuments in the landscape. From Celtic crosses waymarking ancient and well-trodden paths to rediscovered crosses restored as War Memorials, and from county boundaries markers to medieval pillars that don’t even look like crosses any more, this book contains a wealth of information on a range of different crosses across the counties. At the back of the book is a useful Gazetteer with a description of each cross and its location so you might visit them yourself.

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