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Village Stocks & Cross
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The photograph to the right was aken around the early 1920's. Stocks House which is in the background that at the time of taking this photograph was a reading room and a cafe.To the left are the old village stocks,the large stone post in the centre of the photograph is not the 'whipping post',but an old cross that was placed there for when there used to a be market in the centre of Bolton by Bowland to remind traders to trade fairly.The stocks and what is left of the cross have been there since Medieval time.

 

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Stocks & Cross (1920)
 
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Modern day photograph (2011)