SO7585 : Buttercross, Alveley

taken 10 years ago, near to Hampton, Shropshire, Great Britain

Buttercross, Alveley
Buttercross, Alveley
The cross is marked faintly on the round stone at the head.

Pevsner says it "probably marks the site of an ancient open-air market", but according the local historical society states that it may be where butter and other comodities were left for the villagers to collect during time of plague.
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SO7585, 7 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 March, 2007
Category
Cross   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7522 8571 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.1256N 2:21.9719W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7518 8566
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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