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STONE CROSS [Preston] Cross
Dr. [Doctor] Alexander Maxwell
William Murray
Ainsies Map (1820)
047 [Situation] About 5 Chains E. by S. [East by South] of the farm house of East Preston.
This name applies to a Stone Cross about 7ft. in height, raised upon a base of Stone about 4 feet square.
It was found some years ago lying under the surface of the ground, and was erected by the proprietor as it now stands. This cross shews the place where a village Called Preston once stood. Some time ago this village is said to have been inhabited by 50 or 60 tenants, now there is not a vestige of any of their dwellings to be seen.

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