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Some Famous Old Crosses page 2


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Banbury Cross is, of course, famous in nursery rhyme, but it was in itself a very notable cross, a tall, pinnacled fifteenth century structure, the pride of those of the town who were not Puritans. But Banbury was notoriously and very early of the Puritan mind: and in 1602 Brother Zeal-of-the-land Busy and his fellows tore it down. Now a new cross is erected at the North Gates end of the town.

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NEW PAUL'S CROSS COMMEMORATES THE OLD
NEW PAUL'S CROSS COMMEMORATES THE OLD >>>>
QUAINTON'S STONE CROSS
QUAINTON'S STONE CROSS >>>>
PREACHING CROSS AT HEREFORD
PREACHING CROSS AT HEREFORD >>>>
IN IRON ACTON CHURCHYARD
IN IRON ACTON CHURCHYARD >>>>
AT SHEPTON MALLET MARKET
AT SHEPTON MALLET MARKET >>>>
IN MEMORY OF THE BLACK DEATH
IN MEMORY OF THE BLACK DEATH >>>>
GRAND OLD MARKET CROSSES OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY AT CHICHESTER AND MALMESBURY
GRAND OLD MARKET CROSSES OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY AT CHICHESTER AND MALMESBURY >>>>
MARKET CROSSES AT WITNEY AND SALISBURY, SURVIVALS OF A MEDIEVAL IDEA
MARKET CROSSES AT WITNEY AND SALISBURY, SURVIVALS OF A MEDIEVAL IDEA >>>>
CROSS WHICH BRISTOL LOST
CROSS WHICH BRISTOL LOST >>>>
AT LEIGHTON BUZZARD
AT LEIGHTON BUZZARD >>>>
ELEANOR CROSS, NORTHAMPTON
ELEANOR CROSS, NORTHAMPTON >>>>
MEMORIAL OF A ROYAL WIFE
MEMORIAL OF A ROYAL WIFE >>>>
WALTHAM CROSS
WALTHAM CROSS >>>>
BANBURY CROSS AND WINCHESTER'S BUTTER CROSS
BANBURY CROSS AND WINCHESTER'S BUTTER CROSS >>>>
CROSSES, ANCIENT AND MODERN, OF CHURCHYARD AND WAYSIDE
CROSSES, ANCIENT AND MODERN, OF CHURCHYARD AND WAYSIDE >>>>
VILLAGE CROSSES OF SOMERSET AND SUSSEX, AND THE GREAT CROSS OF KELLS
VILLAGE CROSSES OF SOMERSET AND SUSSEX, AND THE GREAT CROSS OF KELLS >>>>
CONDUIT FROM THE CARFAX, OXFORD
CONDUIT FROM THE CARFAX, OXFORD >>>>
CHURCHYARD CROSSES OF DERBYSHIRE AND CORNWALL
CHURCHYARD CROSSES OF DERBYSHIRE AND CORNWALL >>>>

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