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Queen Eleanor Cross

280 London Rd, Northampton NN4 8AX, UK

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About Queen Eleanor Cross

The Queen Eleanor Memorial Cross is a meThe Queen Eleanor Memorial Cross is a memorial to Eleanor of Castile erected in the forecourt of Charing Cross railway station, London, in 1864–1865. It is a fanciful reconstruction of the medieval Eleanor cross at Charing, one of several memorial crosses erected by Edward I of England in memory of his first wife. The Victorian monument was designed by Edward Middleton Barry, also the architect of the railway station, and includes multiple statues of Queen



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Delapré Abbey1.04km from Queen Eleanor Cross

A seventeenth-century house with a large park and a garden, on the site of a nunnery. There is a rock garden, haha, lake, woods, sculptures, and walled garden. It was founded as a nunnery about the year 1145 devoted to the congregation of the major Abbey of Cluny in Burgundy, France.The Abbey's expansive sloping grounds are a nationally protected Wars of the Roses battlefield, as a one-time site of the advance of the Yorkists during the Battle of Northampton

Beckets Park1.96km from Queen Eleanor Cross

Becket's Park is a traditional park along the bank of the River Nene, and forms a green gateway to the centre of Northampton. It's a great place for those based or working in the town centre to relax. It stretches from Queenswood Drive to the West and Batcliffe Mount to the East. St Chads Drive to the North and Langdale Terrace to the South. It also encompasses the Beckett Park School, a children's play park, a skate park and tennis courts.

Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway Trust1.97km from Queen Eleanor Cross

Based within the Grounds of The Hunsbury Hill Country Park which is located at Hunsbury Hill. The line is mainly dedicated to freight working, featuring many sharp curves and steep gradients which were typical of the industrial railwayThe museum features exhibits related to: industry and land transport. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: several southern region coaches on site inc a coach from the 4dd double decker train, the last remaining complete sr 415 epb train, a class

Hunsbury Hill1.97km from Queen Eleanor Cross

Hunsbury Hill Park is a 38-hectare site, a few miles from the town center. It is dominated by the crown of an Iron Age hill fort on the crest of Hunsbury Hill. The park is flanked on the west and south by an ironstone railway system. The area around the hill is the large Northampton housing estate called West Hunsbury. Hunsbury Hill fort is a designated Scheduled Ancient Monument.

78 Derngate2.11km from Queen Eleanor Cross

78 Derngate is the only house in England designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and is hailed as a multi-award-winning attraction. Its interior was extensively remodelled in 1916 and 1917 by the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh for businessman Wenman Joseph Bassett-Lowke as his first marital home. Mackintosh's designs for the house are considered to be one of the first examples of the Art Deco style to be seen in Britain.

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery 2.17km from Queen Eleanor Cross

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery is a public museum in Northampton, England. The museum is owned and run by Northampton Borough Council and claims to house the largest collection of shoes in the world, with over 12,000 pairs. The museum has been collecting footwear since the 1870s and now boasts the largest collection of shoes in the world, which was designated as being of international importance by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council in 1997.

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Northamptonshire, archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of England. In 2015, it had a population of 723,000. The county is administered by two unitary authorities: North Northamptonshire and West Northamptonshire. It is known as "The Rose of the Shires".