SD7822 : The base of the ancient Holden Cross

taken 10 years ago, near to Haslingden, Lancashire, Great Britain

The base of the ancient Holden Cross
The base of the ancient Holden Cross
Leaning against the clock tower in Victoria Park is the base of Holden Cross, removed from its original position SD7623 : Site of Holden Cross to the park about 1915 by Major Halstead M.P., Mayor of Haslingden, possibly to prevent vandalism. This cross used to be one of a line of ancient crosses marking the route from Manchester to Whalley Abbey, the base of next one in the line, the pilgrim's cross at Holcome was destroyed in 1901 by unknown hands.
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SD7822, 233 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 July, 2007   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 1 July, 2007
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Cross   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 785 223 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.8395N 2:19.5446W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 785 223
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