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Kells - East Cross High Cross
 

County

Meath

Coordinates

N 53° 43' 38.5"   W 006° 52' 46.6"

Nearest town

Kells

Grid Ref.

N 73951 76544

Map No.

42

Elevation a.s.l. (m)

80

Date of visit

Wednesday 25 May 2011

GPS Accuracy (m)

8
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The unfinished cross seen from the east, with the round tower in the background.


This high cross is one of the three crosses in the St. Columba's church. This cross is unfinished. The figure of Christ is the only image present on the cross, on the east face. The sections of the other scenes are just empty squares.
It's aligned east-west (100°-280°).
This cross is 3.00 metres tall, 72 centimetres wide and 43 centimetres thick. The arms are 2.00 metres wide.
It stands on a stone base that is 83 centimetres high, 1.92 metres wide and 1.72 deep.


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