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East Riddlesden Cross, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SE 079 421 Archaeology & History A little-known early christian relic found in the driveway to East Riddlesden Hall was saved and propped up in the stable floor at the back.  In 1984 however, the … Continue reading

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Maen Achwyfan, Whitford, Flintshire

Cross: OS Grid Refence – SJ 129 788 Also Known as: The Stone of Lamentation St Cwyfan’s Stone Getting Here Go north on the A5026 from the town of Holywell for about 3 miles; at the hamlet of Lloc take the … Continue reading

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Swinden Cross, Colne, Lancashire

Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SD 878 409 Archaeology & History In the 19th century a fragment of an Anglo-Saxon cross was dug up in the grounds of Alkincoats Hall between Colne and Foulridge — this area was probably once an … Continue reading

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Churchyard Cross, Prestbury, Cheshire

Cross: OS Grid Reference – SJ 901 769 Archaeology & History Many churches strive to find evidence in the greater antiquity of their foundations than the industrial age; and even those whose origins are medieval hope to find much older … Continue reading

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