Stone Cross (Bewick)
In 1253 Henry III gave the monks of St Albans permission to hold a market at Bewick on Thursdays. The remains of the stone cross which marked the site of the market was found in field near the chapel in 1874. It was re-erected in the same year in memory of John Charles Longlands.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Bewick
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