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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 South Cross Shaft, North-West view.
GeneralDescription South Cross Shaft, North-West view. The cross is dated to the mid ninth century.
GeneralDescription This is the upper and middle parts of the cross shaft. On the north face there are a number of figures on this face. It is suggested that these are the Apostles receiving the Holy Spirit in tongues of flame at Pentecost, New Testament, Acts 2:1.
GeneralDescription On the west face the top of the shaft is damaged. The top of the main panel has the Transfiguration scene, with Christ in the centre and Moses and Elijah on either side, New Testament, Matt. 17; Mark 9:2; Luke 9:29; John 1:14.

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