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Monuments: B

1. Bakewell

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-07-12
Date 12 July 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Derbyshire
Townland Bakewell
OSMapRef SK 215685
Area England
GeneralContext East Cross, west view, upper half of shaft.
Location In the churchyard at Bakewell.
Dimensions 8' high, by 21'' wide, and 15'' thick.
GeneralDescription East Cross, west view.
GeneralDescription This cross is dated to the late eighth century.
GeneralDescription The western face of the cross had four panels, one above the other.
GeneralDescription The top panel is thought to represent the Annunciation.
GeneralDescription The lower panel has a figure, who is holding a rod.

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