Penitential crosses built in the church wall in Rogów Sobócki

Penitential cross


  • Address: 55-050 Rogów Sobócki
The three stone crosses are embedded in the outer side of the wall at St. John's church. The objects are made of granite, with dimensions of 170x76 cm, 81x59 cm per 150x78 cm. The crosses come from the 14th-15th centurier and are believed to be penitential crosses, which, according to the law in force in the Middle Ages, neede to be founded by killers at the place of committing murder.

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