Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Corner View: Best Kept Secret

The secret in our town centre ...


What is hiding behind the scaffolding?

This ...

Photo by Mags D on Flickr (Creative Commons)

A fifteenth century market cross.

Around the top are five statues, probably in honour of the five wounds of Christ. They are thought to be Christ the King, the Virgin Mary with the Infant Jesus, St. Hugh of Lincoln, St. John the Baptist and an unknown king.

This is how it looked in 1803 ...


Visit Jane at Spain Daily for more corner views from around the world. Corner view is taking a break for August and will be back in September.

3 comments:

Karen E. said...

Wow -- beautiful. I envy the history with which you live.

Jennifer said...

That's amazing.

Sandra said...

Oh that is beautiful.