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 writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. 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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