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It’s something that’s on ourdoorstep but never really have a proper look. Had lunch in Geddington with family and some Australian friends so had a wander into the village , over the bridge ,which dates back to the 13th century , watched the children playing...More
This is a place where you just stop to have a look and then maybe have a pint in the local pub. When we visited there was a chap who saw us and told us the history. I was a bit suspicious of his motives,...More
Considering that the cross is over 700 years old, it is in good condition and beautifully situated in the heart of Geddington. Edward I erected these statues in memory of his wife Eleanor, a rare example of love in an arranged royal marriage. The site...More
We were recommended this as somewhere to visit with a few days off work and not much time between school runs. The roads surrounding are quite narrow and tight with parked cars on each side. The cross itself is pretty and a nice memorial, but...More
This cross is one of the few remaining crosses that were built to commemorate a place where the body of queen Eleanor wife of Edward the first lay on its journey from Nottingham to London in 1290. It is in good condition and stands in...More
Stunning sculpture and memorial site. Well worth visit to Geddington to view this memorial to mark a stopping of point of Queen Eleanor on her final journey.
Free to admire the beauty and preserved by the local authorities.
Looking more like a delicious wedding cake topper, this ornate and highly decorative compilation of so much sugar and sweetness is a true tribute from King Edward I to his lovely and much loved Queen Consort, Eleanor of Castile. It took 12 days to transport...More