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The Journey

By mistere
The Journey, in St Marys Church on Lindisfarne. The Sculpture depicts the monks of Lindisfarne carrying St.Cuthbert's body on the first stage of its journey to Durham. The sculpture is made up of 35 piece of elmwood, carved principally with a chain-saw. A bronze copy has been placed in the Millennium Square in Durham, marking the start and finishing places of the journey of St Cuthbert's coffin between 698 and c920.

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cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
5 Feb 2014 7:44AM
very macabre Smile
ugly Plus
13 9 57 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2014 7:51AM
I always thought this was on Holly Island.
No wonder I can not find it..
Great image well taken..

Dave
mrswoolybill Plus
14 3.0k 2462 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2014 8:02AM
It's a wonderful work. It seems so right here - in Durham it always seems to me that the monks are blinking in surprise as they emerge into a modern precinct...
Moira
gss 7 1 Romania
5 Feb 2014 10:43AM
Nice set!
Silviu
Stunning set of images. Great texture.
Fred
ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
5 Feb 2014 7:33PM
Amazing story and images.

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