Friday, April 08, 2011

Complex operation to put cross on Wiltshire cathedral

A new stone cross was lowered into its permanent position in one of Britain's finest medieval cathedrals yesterday.

The cross, which was carved from a single block of stone and took 220 hours to complete, was placed in Salisbury Cathedral at the apex of the north east gable.

It was only the third cross to be carved during the cathedral's major repair programme. The others were fixed on to the cathedral in the 1990s.

Click here to read this article from The Gazette and Herald