In Pictures: Chevin Cross returns to Yorkshire ridge for Easter

A giant cross has been erected at the top of Otley Chevin in West Yorkshire for the Easter period.

More than 50 people helped install the 36ft cross on Surprise View at the top of the ridge.

Otley Chevin cross
(Danny Lawson/PA)
Chevin Cross raising 2019
(Danny Lawson/PA)
Chevin Cross raising 2019
(Danny Lawson/PA)

The Chevin cross, first installed in 1969, has now become a well-known Easter symbol and is erected two weeks before Easter and removed two weeks after.

Chevin Cross raising 2019
(Danny Lawson/PA)
Chevin Cross raising 2019
(Danny Lawson/PA)
Chevin Cross raising 2019
(Danny Lawson/PA)
Otley Chevin cross
(Danny Lawson/PA)

The cross is made of wood salvaged from the Manchester bombing in June 1996.

Chevin Cross raising 2019
(Danny Lawson/PA)
Chevin Cross raising 2019
(Danny Lawson/PA)
Chevin Cross raising 2019
(Danny Lawson/PA)
Chevin Cross raising 2019
(Danny Lawson/PA)
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