market cross

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a cross-shaped monument set up in the marketplace of a town where public business is often conducted

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Parish councillor Lyn Goodfellow said: "The market cross is an iconic building.
Market Cross, Bull Ring, and (below from left) Aston Hippodrome, Potters Lane, Aston, and Lloyds Bank, Colmore Row.
And the new market cross was modelled on a 14th century original in nearby Abbots Bromley, with internal seating, Staffordshire blue clay tiles and a central column of Hollington stone.
He won a suit, shirt and tie from Bakers Tailoring, and a Hugo Boss pen from Market Cross Jewellers.
Around 60 protesters met up at the Market Cross in Market Place before stopping outside Specsavers, Sainsbury's Boots Opticians and Virgin Media, companies they claim have benefited from NHS contracts.
Mati Levy, 42, was in tears when he saw the damage he had done after he lost control and ploughed into the market cross at 25mph.
Thieves struck at the Market Cross store, in Middlesbrough, at around 11pm on Wednesday and CCTV footage showed a person in an alleyway behind the Linthorpe Precinct shop.
Market Cross, in Henley-in-Arden, was first erected in the 15th century and is rumoured to have been around 30ft high.
They had hoped to display it for four hours today at the Market Cross in the Shetland capital, Lerwick.
Celebrations began early yesterday when a 10ft high, elaborately-decorated proclamation known as the Bill, containing local humour and gossip, was placed at the Market Cross in the centre of Lerwick.
Seventeen-year-old Zachary Greenan, from Middlesbrough, took away the prize for the Best Dressed Gent, bagging himself a PS400 men's suit, shirt and tie from Bakers Tailoring and a Hugo Boss pen from Market Cross Jewellers.
In Huddersfield over 200 people assembled at the Market Cross.
They will be going into the Beat Box glass room in Kilkenny's Market Cross shopping centre in a contest organised by radio station Beat 102 103.
The Highland Pipe Band plays at the Market Cross at 12.