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Great Britain
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The Newport Cross - Croes Casnewydd

Timothy Lees
2001 (15th century)

Newport - Casnewydd /  The Newport Cross - Croes Casnewydd   Newport - Casnewydd /  The Newport Cross - Croes Casnewydd

Description

"Re-creation" of the mediaeval town cross showing a calvary scene - the crucifixion with Mary and John the Apostle, on the sides are the figures of St. Catherine and St. Margaret, and a pieta on the reverse. The model was found in the River Usk near Newport Castle in 1925.

Newport - Casnewydd / The Newport Cross - Croes Casnewydd Newport - Casnewydd / The Newport Cross - Croes Casnewydd Newport - Casnewydd / The Newport Cross - Croes Casnewydd Newport - Casnewydd / The Newport Cross - Croes Casnewydd

Inscription(s)

re-creation of the mediaeval
town cross 2001
sculptor timothy lees
cliveden conservation ltd.
unveiled by the mayor of newport
councillor ray truman
& sir harry g. jones c.b.e.
leader of newport council

Sculptor

Tags

  • Country: Great Britain
  • Calvary
  • Catherine of Alexandria, St.
  • Christ
  • John the Apostle, St.
  • Lees, Timothy
  • Margaret the Virgin, St.
  • Mary, St.
  • Pieta
  • Location (N 51°35'22" - W 2°59'49")

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