Worcester Crosses

  • 26 Oct 2021
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Walcott's Memorials of Worcester, 1866 records the following:

The High Cross (defiled 1529); The Grass Cross (demolished 1578), The Sanctury Cross in Cathedral Yard, Whitesone Cross and wayside crosses on Tewkesbury Road, Lowesmoor, Red Hill and Sidbury Gate.

In 1485, many of Richard lll's adherents were beheaded at the High Cross, and the City redeemed for 500 marks.