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MONUMENT NO. 41972

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A cross base set into a hedge bank on the east side of Standish Wood Lane. The cross forms one of a group of four medieval crosses which functioned as waymarkers along the medieval route from Wigan to Chorley. The cross base is carved from a single block of local gritstone. There are grooves cut into the top from the socket hole to the edge of the stone on the east and west sides. There is also an OS benchmark cut into the top surface of the block on the south side.

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