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Stay or Stake Cross

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Alan Patient of

Stay or Stake 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, Hern or Hurn 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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Stay or Stake Cross - Croydon

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