Monday, 14 May 2012

Cornish Cross


© Godric Godricson




The 'overworked' Celtic (or Cornish) Cross with ornamentation is a recurring motif from the late 19th Century onwards and it is found in graveyards around the UK. This one is in a small (unnamed) parish in North Norfolk and stands in splendid isolation. The monument is at the same time an expression of pious hope in the Resurrected Christ and also contains a brash statement about personal identity, family  and eternal individuality.

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