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Malmesbury Market Cross

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Beautiful example of its type

A rare 16th century stone cross in the centre of town and in excellent condition. Good photo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Lovely relic

Malmesbury cross and abbey make a very nice setting for a walk around the town . parking as ever... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Salford, United Kingdom
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“focal point”(2 reviews)
“high street”(3 reviews)
“stalls”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A rare 16th century stone cross in the centre of town and in excellent condition. Good photo opportunity.

Thank lhscontrol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Malmesbury cross and abbey make a very nice setting for a walk around the town . parking as ever difficult with steep hills to walk up from car park

Thank roystonf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A focal point at the top of the High Street, worth a few photos either on route to the Abbey or the various shops and eateries

Thank tobymahowe
Reviewed 21 August 2018

If you like admiring Cotswold stone buildings with history this will be for you. As you sit under its vaulted ceiling you can almost hear the bustle of ancient market stalls. As it is the centre of town and surrounded with all modern facilities it...More

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 21 August 2018

An attractive feature in Malmesbury which is hard tomiss. Both ties we have been there there were stalls set up in the market cross which put us off having a good look though

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 15 August 2018

At the end of the High Street in Malmesbury, where it meets Gloucester Street/Oxford Street, stands the beautiful Market Cross. It was built towards the end of the 15th century, possibly from stone from the nearby Abbey. It's an eight sided structure and "was made...for...More

Thank Alan Y
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Parking in Malmsbury is limited but we parked by the Market Cross and ate in the Whole Hog Pub, which is great.

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Market Cross was built approx 1490 as a place for people to sit and take shelter. It is pretty impressive to look at the bum-shaped indents worn into the stone from centuries of use! It is a small piece of history in a town full...More

Thank Oli C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Thought to have been built around 1490, this is quite an edifice and worth looking at closely. There are a few parking spaces around the cross, but otherwise, there is parking in Cross Hayes (£1.50 for 2 hours). There are a few shops around the...More

Thank Howarth S
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Used by many to 'stop for a rest' But it's a good focal point of the town and very near to the abbey and the shopping area.

Thank 49Pam
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