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Anglo Saxon History

The two crosses were erected in about the 9th century and remain a wonderful connection to our... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
740Elly48
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Melbourne, Australia
Don’t get cross...

Interesting and historic remains in the centre of Sandbach’s lovely, cobbled, main square. Nice... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Howi58
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank busplus2018
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The two crosses were erected in about the 9th century and remain a wonderful connection to our past. They depict animals and scenes from the bible.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 740Elly48
Reviewed 27 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting and historic remains in the centre of Sandbach’s lovely, cobbled, main square. Nice place to stop for a coffee.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Howi58
Reviewed 6 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fraggle365
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

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. Take the time to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lsg4x4
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

When visiting Sandbach, you really should take a look at the Saxon Crosses. Situated in the cobbled square, steeped with history. It is hard to believe that these have survived over a thousand years!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The Saxon are old pieces of stone located in the centre of Sandbach, they are interesting for 10 minutes or so but are not worth coming from outside the area to see.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JXXXR
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 134prob
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Considering these crosses are over 1000 years old they have survived remarkably well. They're placed in the middle of Sandbach Square, and the carvings are incredible.

Date of experience: July 2017
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