Cross in Garden of Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Description of this historic site

The base of a Medieval market cross, being all that remains of the cross that originally stood in the centre of the town. It is now in the garden of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Henley Street.

Notes about this historic site

1 In the centre walk of the garden of the Shakespeare Birthplace Museum is the base of the old 14th century market cross of the town.
2 Square ornamental socket stone with quatrefoil carving. No shaft or steps. This cross originally stood at the junction of Wood Street and High Street (PRN 1057).
3 The cross is at the above grid reference.
4 Photographed in 1979.

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