Wool, Wiltshire and All Manner of Wonderful Things!

The Ralph Cross, on the North York Moors. This is a way mark for travellers on the moors, before the days of Sat Nav. Picture taken August 2014, from my archive.

Next week’s prompt is Fiction.

Happy Snapping!


Comments on: "One a week Photo Challenge- Cross" (18)

  1. I want to know more! How old is it? Why were people traveling this route through the moors? Was it for religious reasons?

    • No, they would be taking sheep to the coast, who would then go by ship to London. And bringing goods from the ports inland. This cross is quite new , replacing an older one. If you look at Wild Daffodil’s comment above she has left a link to another blog,. I should have provided more niformation myself, sorry.

  2. Great image Cathy. As a former History teacher I am asking all kinds of questions .

  3. The Cross has shown me the way through most of my life.

  4. It seems nature may have it in for me!

  5. What a great piece of history! Not sure how well I’d do navigating by stone marker though!😉. Here’s my link: https://livinginrapidcity.wordpress.com/2017/06/13/photo-challenge-cross/

  6. What a gorgeous photo! Thanks for sharing it with us.

  7. Really interesting and what a great landscape behind!

  8. Fascinating! There are a couple of Ralphs in our family so I searched to see if I could find any reference about how it got its name and came across this blog: http://www.hidden-teesside.co.uk/2013/08/15/young-ralph-cross/
    Thank you Cathy!

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