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  Chester's Cross
by sandysmith

Favorite thing: Chester Cross stands at the junction of Chester's four main streets and marks the heart of the city. Carved from local sandstone in the 15th-century, the Cross was badly vandalised during the English Civil War. Now much restored, it forms the backdrop for Chester's popular Town Crier who greets visitors from its steps at 12.00 noon, Tues-Sat, from Easter to October.

Fondest memory: A sunny June day and we met Steve and Susan Tilly at the cross here. We listened to the town crier as he greeted people from atound the world in their native tongue including Geordie language! Steve answered a question about chester and got a postcard for his efforts. It was a perfect day for walking around the walls and enjoying the sights of Chester.

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  • Updated Mar 21, 2003
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