16 August 2015
Stone crosses along the Norwegian coast
This 2 m Celtic stone cross with rounded arms and a hole in the middle was originally erected near the sea more than 1000 years ago. It was later moved up to the graveyard close to the church in Loen, Nordfjord.
→ Steinkrossen i Loen
On this site the people in this region was christened and baptised in AD 997.
→ Krossen på Dragseidet
→ Steinkrossen på Kile
→ The Anglian stone cross at Eivindvik
The cross is very visible as its silhouettes on the top of the hill close to the new main road along the coast, and in this way greet the travellers just before they arrive Stavanger.
→ Nytt kors ved gammel kirke
→Steinkorset på Krosshaug
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