SD7513 : Roman Cross at Affetside

taken 46 years ago, near to Bradshaw, Bolton, Great Britain

Roman Cross at Affetside
Roman Cross at Affetside
A listed grade II structure, believed by many to be of Roman origin (possibly because of its proximity to the Roman road), supposedly marking the mid point between London and Edinburgh. English Heritage, however suggest that its origins may be much later, perhaps 17th or 18th century. LinkExternal link

There is an interesting account of the history of Affetside cross on the wikipedia page LinkExternal link

This photo was taken well before the Millennium garden was constructed.
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SD7513, 66 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
May 1976   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 April, 2010
Route (from Tags)
Watling Street 
Category
Cross   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 754 136 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:37.1319N 2:22.3528W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 754 136
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Scheduled Ancient Monument  Scheduled Monument  Grade II Listed  Roman Road  Roman Cross  Market Cross  Medieval Cross  Stone Cross  Mediaeval 

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