The Ruskin Cross at Coniston

  • Description

    Detailed information leaflet by William Gershom Collingwood (PDF) with old photographs. "....That we also, careless of monument by the grave, may build in the world—monument by which men may be taught to remember, not where we died, but where we lived". For a man like him the true memorial is not any statue or shrine or house of pilgrimage, nor even the long rows of volumes with his name lettered on their backs. These things are a mockery, if he is not remembered for the fact of his influence, and the effect of his thought upon the world. Standing by his grave one cannot but think what we owe him..."
  • Owner

    St Andrew's Church, Coniston
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 2 months ago
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