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Address: High Street, Winchester SO23 9AH, England

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UK cities are full of old history. We enjoyed being able to eat our meat pies right there beside a slice of history on the main walking street.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Lynn J
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Bloomington, IN
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Bloomington, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

UK cities are full of old history. We enjoyed being able to eat our meat pies right there beside a slice of history on the main walking street.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Good place for the thronging horde of slightly annoying foreign school children to sit and well throng. Like these types of landmarks. They make you look and they are historically pleasing. Unlike the many abandoned ice creams it won't melt in your mouth you know butter won't....lame

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Almodovar, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

A very interesting piece of sculpture that stands out in high Street.It marks the heart of the High Street as it acts as a meeting point.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The cross also know as the City Cross was built in the 15th century and restored three centuries later. It was a market place used for selling produce thus the name the Butter Cross. It is an involved and intricate cross so a few minutes is needed to appreciate the work. It is located on High Street, the main street... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Butter Cross is the heart of Winchester High St. It's the place where you meet people, everyone knows it, and from the butter cross you can radiate out to all points in Winchester. Go there for the Hat Fair in July, and see the street entertainers all day long.

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Southampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I love the Butter Cross. It is part of my childhood and something that will always be in Winchester. The saying goes that if you sit on the Butter Cross, you will never leave the City.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The butter cross is interesting to look at and makes a good meeting point in the middle of the shopping precinct. But.....take a few steps around the cross to the little alley behind it. Hidden away on the left are the doors to a tiny but wonderful church with its own quiet grace.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

It didn't really look like a cross as you look up at it and seemed more like a monument. It is located on College street and is surrounded by both old and new. It seems like a popular place to sit and take a load off. Go and enjoy....

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Cotswolds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

It's easy to walk past the Buttercross without taking much notice of it but next time, take a moment to observe it in more detail. It has a great history and as the area is paved and free of traffic, surrounded by alleyways and shops it's a lovely place. Enjoy the sounds of live music that is often played there... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A lovely part of Winchester town. Usually buskers or entertainers cheering the shoppers on - a lot of activity highlighting a typical day out in the beautiful cobbled streets of Winchester

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Address: High Street, Winchester SO23 9AH, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester

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