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Gateway to Cornwall!

Not quite the Angel of the North but Cornwall's version of it Nice design too, adds something much... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Newquaygreen1
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Newquay, United Kingdom
Interesting sculpture

I really liked this sculpture it caught my eye shinning in the sun. Well situated as it is very... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Annieknig
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Watford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Not quite the Angel of the North but Cornwall's version of it Nice design too, adds something much needed to Saltash!

Thank Newquaygreen1
Reviewed 21 February 2018

WHO WAS PUT IN CHARGE OF FINDING A PLACE TO PUT THE CROSS.As you drive from Plymouth to Cornwall you just don't see it till you are on it.Shorley with such a great piece of work like this all should be able to see it....More

Thank PlymouthAngela
Reviewed 20 December 2017

If there were to be a special prize for wasting public money, this edifice would win hands down. It doesn't do anything, it isn't real and falls squarely into the plastic flowers category for absolute naff. Cornwall is awash with real granite crosses so how...More

Thank jeff186258
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Placed in 2013, the Cornish Cross is an art project and not, as some would believe, a heritage site. Made out of composite materials the £650k project, designed by a Cornish artist, represents Cornwall's history and marks the gateway to Cornwall. The location of the...More

Thank TheHungryDino
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

As a local I see this monstrosity everyday. It cost an absolute fortune - no matter where the money came from it could have been better spent! Finally it should have been placed in a better position.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

I really liked this sculpture it caught my eye shinning in the sun. Well situated as it is very visible from the town.

Thank Annieknig
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Cleverly sited so as to be deliberately "not in your face" like The Angel of the North in Gateshead. Quietly makes the bold statement that you are entering the beautiful Duchy of Cornwally. Lovely piece.

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Disappointing response to this impressive sculpture, perhaps due to its location to the right of the bridge as you enter Cornwall - may easily be missed by travellers. When approaching on foot, the circular Cornish slate circular base was a highlight for me, along with...More

Thank Denise W
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Supposed to be a landmark but someone forgot to put it somewhere anyone would notice it. The structure is OK and in a nice setting for a picnic but is it a landmark? It's all about location as they say.

Thank mrstulip
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

As we live in Saltash we thought it was about time we took a good look at the cross. First thing to say is that we walked to it from home and kind of blundered into the entrance. Although it stands loud and proud the...More

Thank BarnetBill
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