Gallery: Christian, Market and Memorial Crosses

Caedmon's Cross, Whitby by Rod Johnson

Caedmon's Cross, Whitby

Caedmon's Cross in the graveyard of St Mary's Church in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England. The cross, which has numerous panels carved from hard sandstone and stands 20 feet high, was erected in 1898 to honour Caedmon, an Anglo-Saxon, who became a poet and also a monk. Finance for the cross, was raised by a public subscription fund which started in 1878. The memorial was designed by C C Hodges and was carved by Robert Beall.

Camera: Nikon D800
Lens: Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G @ 32mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160 second
Aperture: f/9
ISO Speed: 100
Date Taken: 12 Apr. 2014

Image Ref: 40839-RDA



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