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Address: High Street, Winchester SO23 9AH, England

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Nothing to explain its history.

It stands there in the public street. It is gothic in style. It has steps around the base which are used by locals as a stage. Today it was a blues guitarist who was an expect at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Vincent D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It stands there in the public street. It is gothic in style. It has steps around the base which are used by locals as a stage. Today it was a blues guitarist who was an expect at the slide guitar. many shoppers could be seen dancing to the music. This is the type of monument which inspired the 19th century... More 

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Thank Vincent D
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Winchester is a lovely city to shop in,there are lots of different shops cafés restaurants..I like it as most of its outside,there is a small shopping centre with beals,primark,argos,HMV.outside there are lots more shops jones shoe maker cath kiddson.debenhams,Hobbs marks & Spencer's,it's got everything ,parking is sometimes bit busy,same price as most city centres,there's always a street market on most... More 

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Thank Lisa G
Shrewsbury
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

A nice corner on the city where you can take in the ancient and buzzing atmosphere. The shops all appear to have much history and the nearby passage that leads to the cathedral square is quite magical. Whilst there an artist was painting the metal bollards with various scenes and famous works of art which is a brilliant idea.

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Thank raygraham1945
New Milton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Whilst visiting Winchester noticed this monument in the middle of High Street,which is pedestrianized,which is great for shopping without having to look out for vehicles.

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Thank jantre
Dover, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The Butter Cross forms a handy meeting place as well as being a very handsome structure. Turn right here to go through to the cathedral close.

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Thank AnnePO1
Stourport on Severn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Stands half way up the High Street and is a popular area for buskers. Creates a great atmosphere and a casual seating place!

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Thank 397ValH
Yateley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Surprised at the location of this ornate cross/monument. Surely it dates from before the buildings around it.

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Westbury,Wilts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

In the middle of the High Street stands the Butter Cross. Amazing monument. When I was there over Easter there were two different street markets. Lovely place to visit.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

This "Butter Cross" does stand out on the middle of the high street as a beautiful and lovely historic monument! Really nice!

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Thank Ryan G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Lovely feature on a beautiful historic high street, such a pleasure to walk around and so much history in the area great to see

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