Granite Cross – Billingham Green

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This Shap Granite cross was erected at a cost of £44 in 1893, the idea of Rev Phillip Rudd. It was made by Bowrons of Stockton.
Cross Bilingham Green
The Prince of Wales, later to become Edward VII was supposed to unveil the cross, but his carriage passed without stopping.
Cross Bilingham Green
Unfortunately little remains of the original buildings around the green which has since been redeveloped.

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