market cross

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Noun1.Market cross - a cross-shaped monument set up in the marketplace of a town where public business is often conductedmarket cross - a cross-shaped monument set up in the marketplace of a town where public business is often conducted
monument - an important site that is marked and preserved as public property
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Cross Hill where the market was held from 1312 until 1918 was home to the Market Cross, which was removed in the 19th century.
It was a monastic grange run on a commercial basis and attached to Byland Abbey in North Yorkshire JS*102625068 History is silent on the date of the erection of Emley Market Cross.
A 27-year-old was arrested soon after the horrific killing on Thursday evening which was captured on CCTV at Market Cross Shopping Centre.
Mati Levy tore down one side of Cheddar's Market Cross when he lost control of his VW Transporter and smashed into it.
Hanagan then delighted favourite-backers when bringing 7-2 shot Body Language home in front in the Market Cross Jewellers Handicap.
Lusby, 27, took the opportunity to carry out a smash-and-grab raid at the Market Cross jewellers and steal more than pounds 8,000 worth of watches and diamonds late on the evening of November 8.
Police are investigating the burglary at the Market Cross jewellers, on Elvet Bridge, at 2.
Following a public meeting that took place in The Market Cross it was decided that a prison would be built in Pleck Lane.
Following the acquisition of Market Cross Shopping Centre in Ambleside for pounds 7m, four recent transactions indicate how the Atmore portfolio continues to develop through investment and development:
Roman Court has transformed the centre of Rocester in a mixed scheme of shops and 36 new homes including terraced cottages, some semis and six apartments plus a new market cross as traditional focal point.
Coventry-born Walter Ritchie, who lived in Kenilworth and died in 1997 aged 77, is best-known in Rugby for his Shooting Star work at Rokeby First School in Andersen Avenue, and the Crest of the Duke of Buccleuch at Market Cross, Dunchurch.
FOR more details, contact the Orkney Tourist Board, 6 Broad Street, Kirkwall KW15 4NX (tel: 01856 872856) or Shetland Islands Tourism, Market Cross, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0LU (tel: 01595 693434).