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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, South-East view.
GeneralDescription North Cross Shaft, South-East view. The cross is dated to the early ninth century.
GeneralDescription This shows the top of the shaft. On the east face there is the remains of a figure on the cross head, and at the top of the shaft there is a panel which is difficult to identify. It is suggested that this may be the Baptism of Christ, New Testament, Matt. 3; Mark 1; Luke 3; John 1:32.
GeneralDescription On the south face there is interlace.

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