By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

Conciliation cross - Großschwarzenlohe
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member virtual.franken
N 49° 20.320 E 011° 06.600
32U E 653276 N 5467246
Quick Description: Conciliation cross from year 1511, east from Großschwarzenlohe.
Location: Bayern, Germany
Date Posted: 3/15/2015 1:43:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMNGZY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun
Views: 4

Long Description:
Conciliation crosses are the atonement for the heavy sin, usually manslaughter committed unintentionally or in affection.

For this one, only the year (1511) is provided. The inscription on the cross is very hard to read, if not impossible, for non-professional. But you can see the remains of the inscription depicting the device of the crime.

This one is located east from Großschwarzenlohe, near the hike trail on Schwarzach river. In the direct vicinity there's war memorial and the marter (stone chapel).
Type of cross: Latin cross

Material used: Stone (granite, sandstone, marble, ...)

Characteristics of this cross:
little conciliation cross, with very short hands of similar length

Describe the location:
located near the road, nearby to war monument and the marter

Year of manufacture: 1/1/1511

Is this cross commemorative ?: Yes

Visit Instructions:
Post at least one photograph of this cross.
Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Christian Crosses
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
pruppi visited Conciliation cross - Großschwarzenlohe 10/16/2019 pruppi visited it