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Menhir de Saint-Uzec - Penvern, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777
N 48° 47.322 W 003° 32.669
30U E 460007 N 5404109
Quick Description: [FR] Entre Penvern et Pleumeur-Bodou, un menhir christianisé au 17e s. [ENG] Between Penvern and Pleumeur-Bodou, a menhir with christian signs (17th century).
Location: France
Date Posted: 8/4/2007 5:38:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM1YJ5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member The Royles
Views: 98

Long Description:
[FR] En bordure d'un vieux chemin qui mène de Pleumeur-Bodou à Penvern (le long du sentier de randonnée GR34), se dresse le curieux menhir christianisé de St-Uzec.
Surmonté d'une petite croix, c'est l'un des plus imposants du Trégor, avec ses 8 mètres de hauteur et ses 3.10 mètres de large.
L'une de ses faces est gravée de divers symboles dont le Christ crucifié, les instruments ou le coq de Saint-Pierre.
C'est vers 1674 que ces bas-reliefs furent exécutés lors de missions évangéliques.

[ENG] In edge of an old way which carries out of Pleumeur-Bodou to Penvern (along the hiking trail GR34), draws up the curious christianized menhir of St-Uzec.
Surmounted of a small cross, it is one of most imposing of Trégor, with its 8 meters height and its 3.10 meters broad. One of its faces is engraved various symbols of which crucified Christ, instruments or the cock of Saint-Pierre.
It is towards 1674 that these low-reliefs were carried out at the time of evangelic missions.
Type: Menhir

Number: 1.00

Size:
8 meters high (about 26 feet) 3.1 meters weight (about 10 feet)


Parking: Not Listed

Source: Not listed

Purpose: Not listed

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