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1. Sandbach

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-23
Date 23 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Cheshire
Townland Sandbach
OSMapRef SJ 755605
Area England
GeneralContext North Cross Shaft, West view.
GeneralDescription North Cross Shaft, West view. The cross is dated to the early ninth century.
GeneralDescription This is the top row of the Calvary scene. Christ is carrying the cross in the upper left panel. The figure in the bottom right of these four also carrying a cross is thought to be Simon of Cyrene. The other two figures are probably two soldiers, or they could be the two thieves.

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