Keys to the Past

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.

Reference number:N3617
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Bewick

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