White cross with robin - Nerhoven, NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!
N 51° 33.250 E 004° 56.955
31U E 635136 N 5713254
Quick Description: This cross next to the VdValk restaurant in Gilze was place in 1954
Location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Date Posted: 6/12/2021 7:13:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM14CM6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
In 1954 a 'Cross a long the road' was built at Nerhoven's exit road. During the last restoration, a robin was places on the right crossbar.

According to legend the bird saw how on Good Friday Jesus at the
cross had extra pain from a viciously protruding thorn.
The bird pecked this thorn away. Added a drop blood on his chest that wouldn't come off

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Type of cross: Latin cross

Material used: Wood

Characteristics of this cross:
The cross is approx 3 meters high. It is white. On top is the robin and its chest is red.

Describe the location:
The location of the cross is on the Nerhoven road.

Year of manufacture: 1/1/1954

Is this cross commemorative ?: Don't know...

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