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Eleanor Cross, Geddington

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Eleanor Cross, Geddington
Geddington, Northamptonshire, England
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I think the centre of Geddington vilage presents one of the most enjoyable and historic English scenes anywhere in the country. Around the square (its a triangle, actually) are ranged thatched cottages. To one side stands the lovely parish church, while in the centre of the square stands the Eleanor Cross, erected by Edward I to mark the spot where the cortege bearing the body of his wife, Eleanor of Castile, rested while on its way south to London.

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