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Address: High Street, Winchester SO23 9AH, England

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Almost missed it

As the High street was very crowded due to the Christmas market ,and the cross was full of people sitting on it "

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the High street was very crowded due to the Christmas market ,and the cross was full of people sitting on it "

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As an English person used to seeing old stuff - it's not at all exciting. Maybe if you're the sort of person who's excited by stuff older than some countries, it might be worth a stop. It seems to be me that it's main use if as a place for local teenagers to claim, sit and check their facebook.

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Walked by a lot without really noticing this monument. It's in the middle of the town centre and people are always taking pictures of it. You'll often find a melee of people sitting here and eating but more often then not this is where you can hear buskers at the weekends. Again, probably not a great idea to travel here... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Half way up the high street. Alas often covered in people eating and drinking but a good place to catch live music at the weekends. The little walkway behind will take you to some nice pubs and Resturants and round to the Catherdral.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I love Winchester because it has many historical sites that can be seen within a very short walk of the town like the butter cross or high cross. I liked the fact that it is a meeting place for people to sit and talk but also there are good musicians that plays around. It's definitely a place to see while... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This lovely medieval statue is situated halfway up the high street and unfortunately once again I didn't get a photo because there are always lots of people sitting on the steps

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

A 14th century statue in the middle of town. Not sure of the significance or history. It certainly was quite intersting and beautiful.

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Tadley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Winchester has many interesting and historical sites that can be seen within a very short walk of the town centre. Therefore if there is a spare hour many of them can be seen, others do need a longer time to explore. One of these is the butter cross or high cross. I understand it was called the butter cross as... More 

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Thank Anthony A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is halfway up the highstreet and a great meeting place due to it's proximity to useful shops and cafes.

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Thank Madeleine P
Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Living near to Winchester, I often use The Cross as a meeting point being very central, there are always visitors looking at a The Cross , it has stood the test if time and is well worn.

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