ST9273 : Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire

taken 7 months ago, near to Chippenham, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire
Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire
Showing the old "Buttersross". The original Buttercross was erected about 1570 and stood at the centre of the Shambles. It was used for the sale of meat and dairy products. In 1889, Mr E.C. Lowndes bought the Buttercross for 6 and re-erected it as a gazebo in the kitchen garden of the Castle Combe Manor House, where it subsequently fell into disrepair. The structure was salvaged and re-erected here in 1995 by the Chippenham Civic Society. (Source Wikipedia)
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Image Type ?
type:geograph 
Date Taken
Monday, 12 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 November, 2016
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Chippenham 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 9214 7322 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.4741N 2:6.8711W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 9212 7325
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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