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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, base of shaft.
Location In the churchyard at Bakewell.
Dimensions 8' high, by 21'' wide, and 15'' thick.
GeneralDescription East Cross, west view, detail.
GeneralDescription This cross is dated to the late eighth century.
GeneralDescription This shows the very bottom of the east face of the cross, close to the base. There is the detail of a bow pointing up, of the type used by Saxon archers, but the man who would have been preparing to fire it is now lost.

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