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Town Gate, Town Cross and Stocks


Subject ID:
200848_166532
Location:
Guiseley
Subject Year:
Copyright:
The Francis Frith Collection
Class number:
FRITH/Box2/G122/GSY 45
Town Gate, Town Cross and Stocks
Description:
Undated. View of the Town Cross and stocks on Town Gate. This cross is a replacement for the original Saxon Cross and was unveiled by Lord Harewood in 1913. It had been for many years a focal point for the towns religious gatherings. Similarly the stocks have been there for many centuries and were used as a form of punishment for minor offences such as fighting and drunkeness. In the background is part of The Cross Inn with a telephone call box at the side.

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