Rosemary Cross
Marked on the 1791 map as the site traditionally assigned to Burlstone Cross and Rosemary Stone.
Rosemary Stone
A traditional mark-stone near the north-west end of the north boundary of the town and Common, situated some 100 yards east of the Hill Lane junction with Burgess Road (Cheleworth Gate). It presumably marks the south-east angle of the medieval triangular projection of the boundary as far north as the Hode Cross in Hill Lane. The name is clearly corrupt and its significance remains obscure. Conceivably it derives from the Celtic forms: Rhos (a moor or heath) and marian (a boundary).


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