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Le Calvaire des 7 voies romaines - Zoteux, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
N 50° 37.203 E 001° 52.542
31U E 420466 N 5608177
Quick Description: [EN] A calvary at the center of a crossroads, where we find the old destinations of the seven Roman roads. [FR] Un calvaire au centre d'un carrefour, où l'on retrouve les destinations anciennes des sept voies romaines.
Location: Hauts-de-France, France
Date Posted: 8/2/2017 8:08:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMWADH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry
Views: 2

Long Description:

A calvary built in the center of a crossroads, in 1824 which still indicates the directions of the seven Roman roads used in the past.

The cross is made of wood on which Christ is crucified, with a height of more than 3m.

There is an inscription with dates:

1824 - 1856 - 1881 - 1896 - 1912
AS AT THE CARREFOUR GO THE SEVEN CHEMINS
WHAT TRACES JADIS THE ROMAN GIANTS
TO THE SAVIOR GOD COME ALL HUMANS
PLAYING THE KNEES AND JOINING THE HANDS

Un calvaire édifié au centre d'un carrefour, en 1824 qui indique encore les directions des sept voies romaines utilisées autrefois.

La croix est en bois sur laquelle est crucifié le Christ, d'une hauteur de plus de 3m.

On peut y lire une inscription avec des dates:

1824 - 1856 - 1881 - 1896 - 1912
COMME AU CARREFOUR VONT LES SEPT CHEMINS
QU'ONT TRACES JADIS LES GEANTS ROMAINS
VERS LE DIEU SAUVEUR VENEZ TOUS HUMAINS
PLOYANT LES GENOUS ET JOIGNANTS LES MAINS

Type of cross: Latin cross

Material used: Wood

Characteristics of this cross:
Very Large with Christ


Describe the location:
At the center of a roundabout indicating directions


Year of manufacture: 1/1/1824

Is this cross commemorative ?: No

Visit Instructions:
Post at least one photograph of this cross.
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