Cowpers Cross – James Elkington

Reblogged from Walking with a Smacked Pentax:

High on Ilkley moor, near a Roman road, lies this lonely, ancient cross. Thought to have been erected in the 12th century, it lies next to the ancient trackway between the towns of Ilkley and Keighley – on lonely, high moorland miles from anywhere.

Damaged by vandals years ago, a reconstructed gatepost is now used for the upright. It has also been struck by lightning in centuries past, but has been repaired.

Continue reading at Walking with a Smacked Pentax

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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