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1. Eyam

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-07-30
Date 30 July 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Derbyshire
Townland Eyam
OSMapRef SK 215765
Area England
GeneralContext Cross, west face.
Location churchyard at Eyam.
Dimensions 8'3'' high, 20'' wide and 15'' thick tapering slightly. The arms are 3'3'' across.
GeneralDescription Cross, dated to eighth century.
GeneralDescription This is the west face of the cross. The lower part of the shaft has an interlace pattern.
GeneralDescription The next panel above the interlace may represent Christ in glory, or is possibly a prophet (Hawkes).
GeneralDescription The panel at the top of the shaft may represent the Blessed Virgin Mary (Hawkes).
GeneralDescription The cross-head is decorated with angels, one in the centre, and one on each of the three arms. The angels on the arms are holding staffs.

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