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Ancient Crosses of The Three Choirs Counties

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Description for Ancient Crosses of The Three Choirs Counties Paperback. Crosses are a quintessential part of the English countryside. Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire, often known as the 'Three Choirs Counties', are blessed with a plethora of these crosses. This title provides the reader with information, drawn from years of in-depth research and visits to all of the sites listed. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 249 x 172 x 9. Weight in Grams: 338.

Crosses are a quintessential part of the English countryside. Whether standing proud in the village market place or hidden beneath ivy in a forgotten corner of the churchyard, each has its own story to tell. Many of these crosses have ancient origins, dating back to a time when wandering preachers were making the push to convert a wary pagan population, whilst others are far more modern, often serving as memorials to the dead of the two world wars. Many were disfigured by the fervent Puritanism of the Commonwealth period, whilst others have been rebuilt and redesigned to such an extent ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Number of Pages
128
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752452883
SKU
V9780752452883
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