Croix du cimetière  et croix monumentale_1

Croix du cimetière et croix monumentale

Rural heritage, Registered monuments and sites, Cross in Darnets
  • Next to the church, the auratory-auvent houses one of the finest crosses in Corrèze. Made of limestone, it still bears traces of polychromy. On the front, Christ on the Cross is shown between the Virgin Mary and Saint John. At his feet, two kneeling angels support a coat-of-arms, unfortunately erased. On the reverse, the crowned Virgin and Child stands between two saints: a bishop and Saint Anthony the Abbot, accompanied by his pig. The ends of the cross are delicately flowered.
    At the...
    Next to the church, the auratory-auvent houses one of the finest crosses in Corrèze. Made of limestone, it still bears traces of polychromy. On the front, Christ on the Cross is shown between the Virgin Mary and Saint John. At his feet, two kneeling angels support a coat-of-arms, unfortunately erased. On the reverse, the crowned Virgin and Child stands between two saints: a bishop and Saint Anthony the Abbot, accompanied by his pig. The ends of the cross are delicately flowered.
    At the north-west entrance to the village stands another highly original cross. It's a very archaic stele, or cross-piece, which is difficult to date. On either side, you can make out a Christ on the Cross surrounded by two figures. The sun and moon are depicted on either side of Christ's head.
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