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Cross in Dankowice


The penitential cross made of granite is standing by the road. Its left arm has been broken off, yet the engraved sword, i.e. the murder weapon, has survived. The cross was produced between the 14th...

Stone in Częstocice


Penitential cross near St Barbara's church.

St. Lawrence Church in Śmiałowice


The church of St. Lawrence in Śmiałowice first appeared in the pages of history in 1318. It is an early Gothic structure, probably built in the late 13th century, and expanded at the beginning of the...

Pillory and penitential cross

ul.Wrocławska, Rogów Sobócki

Standing on the main road in the center of the village, the pillory comes from 1555 and is one of the largest of its kind in Silesia. It measures 5 m in height and 122 cm in circumference. It is...

Penitential crosses Proszkowice

ul. Ślężna, Proszkowice

The crosses, one Maltese and the other Latin, stand at the crossroads to Maniów Wielki and Maniów. It is interesting that even until the 1950s, there were three crosses here (the missing one is today...

Penitential crosses built in the church wall in Rogów Sobócki

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...

Penitential crosses

ul. Kościuszki , Węgry

Three granite crosses embedded in the wall of the cemetery at the church of St. Hedwig come from the 14th to 16th century. They are an example of penitential crosses, pointing to a medieval law,...

Penitential crosses

ul. Kopernika, Wilczków

Penitential crosses dating back to the 14th to 16th century. Located near the local church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, both monuments were mentioned before WWII. In a 1931 study, one of the crosses...

Penitential crosses


The granite cross on the left side of the stairs leading to the churchyard dates from the 14th to 16th century. The cross is recognized as a monument of a medieval law requiring a murderer to place a...

Penitential crosses


The three granite crosses standing in front of the gate leading to the churchyard date back to the Middle Ages. The original site of their placement remains unknown, as does their precise age. In all...