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Hern or Hurn Cross

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Hern or Hurn Cross


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This was one of four mediaeval boundary crosses marking out one hundred acres of the old town of Croydon. The others were called Hand Cross, Stay or Stake Cross and one of unknown name. Two of the crosses were believed to have been located in elm trees. They had all disappeared  by the late 1600s.

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Hern or Hurn Cross - Croydon

{Beneath a Maltese cross:} Hern or Hurn Cross Near here once stood one of the...

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