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The crosses are definitely pre 1000AD but the inscriptions are barely 'readable', better if you have a copy of the locally produced guide - then you will understand the message. Could be available at local library (if still in print)
Highly interesting ancient crosses (although the cross potions themselves are actually missing) well preserved and maintained by the government. Worth a look see if you are in the town, together with a leg stretch, pint or coffee. But, not worth a drive off the M6,...More
There isn’t really a lot that can be said about the Saxon Crosses. The location, given their historic importance isn’t great as it’s surrounded by pubs and a betting shop. Despite the request for them not to be climbed on, this doesn’t stop the local...More
Not everyone’s cup of tea, but they are very interesting, and also there is a interesting story to what happened to them, you can have a coffee or pop into the old pub for a pint, wander round the old church.
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Crosses that are'nt crosses...well! to a philistine like me. Didn't see any Saxons knocking about as well. The cobbled square at this place is lovely with pubs surrounding it. Great for people watching sat outside one of the pubs with a beer in hand.