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St Cross, Isle of Wight

Historical Description

Cross, St, a place in Carisbrooke parish, Isle of Wight, 1 mile N of Carisbrooke. A Cistercian priory, a cell to Til-on Abbey, in France, was founded here before 1155, and given at the dissolution of alien priories to Winchester College.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5