Wayside cross

Local nameCroix de chemins
LocationBussière-Dunoise, France

A wayside cross is a cross by a footpath, track or road, at an intersection, along the edge of a field or in a forest. It can be made of wood, stone or metal. Most wayside crosses are designed as crucifixes. Stone crosses may also be conciliation crosses. Often they serve as waymarks for walkers and pilgrims or designate dangerous places. They are particularly common in Europe, for example in Germany, Galicia, Ireland and the Alps.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayside_cross

Address 24 Place de l'Église, Bussière-Dunoise 23320, France

Coordinates 46°15'30.986" N 1°45'47.189" E

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