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The last plot for Holy Rood — “rood” means “cross” in Scottish — was sold in 1915.
IN GLOVER PARK, AN OLD CATHOLIC CEMETERY GETS NEW LIFEJOHN KELLYDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Among the Perpendicular additions to the church last named may be noted a very beautiful oaken rood-screen.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, SLICE 4VARIOUS
There was a candle lit & was incense carried forward & thereafter was ye Holy Rood set at the prow.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
The place-name Rothwell, anciently Rodewelle, is no doubt with reason assumed to be “well of the rood or cross”.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
Huge as he is, and whilst "he lies floating many a rood," he is still a creature.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Look, Guta!A crystal clear, and carven on the reverseThe blessed rood.
THE SAINT'S TRAGEDYCHARLES KINGSLEY
There are some curious traces of former rood-lofts which seem to speak of eastward enlargements.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
It has also been stated that the Gospel and Epistle, and various other parts of the service, were read from the rood loft.
CURIOUS CHURCH CUSTOMSVARIOUS
Upon the beam was constructed a loft or gallery, in the centre of which stood the rood, or crucifix.
CURIOUS CHURCH CUSTOMSVARIOUS
Sometimes the rood was simply fixed on the cross-beam immediately over the screen, the gallery in this case being dispensed with.
CURIOUS CHURCH CUSTOMSVARIOUS

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