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St Augustine's Cross

Cottington Road | Cliffsend, Ramsgate, England
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its ok

I see this Monument nearly every day as I live in the village, its just a stone celtic style cross... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2016
Phil W
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Refreshingly unspoiled by a visitors' center

Down winding lanes with only a layby for parking and a minimum of display boards and no visitors... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
Ozymandius2013
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6 Dec 2016
“its ok”
7 Aug 2016
“Refreshingly unspoiled by a visitors' center”
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Cottington Road | Cliffsend, Ramsgate, England
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

I see this Monument nearly every day as I live in the village, its just a stone celtic style cross in the middle of a small field which at times can be rather overgrown stay no more than ten minutes, may be nice to see...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Down winding lanes with only a layby for parking and a minimum of display boards and no visitors' centre - a very pleasant reminder of childhood holidays with a homemade picnic.

Thank Ozymandius2013
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The reason being I lived in Cliffsend as a kid and we walked down to St Augustines Cross just to sit. At the time the lavender farm was over the road and a little hut sold creams soaps etc all made form the lavender. I...More

Thank icelandworker
Reviewed 26 November 2015

The cross is near where St Augustine landed in this country, bringing the start of our religious beliefs, not much here, but a nice place visit any way. A small lay by to park in, a very narrow road.

Thank marty w
Reviewed 3 November 2015

As people have said the cross is quite modern(1884) but it is to commemorate the arrival of St Augustine in England in AD 597. In 595 Pope Gregory asked the monk Augustine to convert the people of Kent to Christianity. A stream near here is...More

Thank KentEnglandLife
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Although this is hard to find it is worth a slight detour as it is a relevant and interesting marker in English history. The cross was erected in 1884 and it is decoratively carved and marks the site where St. Augustine brought Christianity to Britain...More

Thank sabatinitennis
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Its a nicely erected modern cross owned by Englush Heritage there is an information board but its nice to go up and study it. There is a nice area of parking for a couple cars but it was tricky to find.

Thank AC_Cassidy
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This is an English Heritage site near Ramsgate. But the cross is modern, erected in 1884, marking the site where St. Augustine brought Christianity to Britain in 597.

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Haven't been here for years but remember it from my childhood days. Very impressive and well kept. Not a lot of visitors have been here!

Thank MichaelMacartney
Reviewed 9 May 2015

I love such places, even if there's not that much to see, basically stone cross and... that's it. But it tells you a lot about history and lets your imagination start. Not easy to find, easy to pass by, even if the brown road signs...More

Thank endrju_74
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