Rood Lane, EC3M

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Named after the rood Рor holy cross Рset up in the churchyard at St Margaret Pattens while it was being rebuilt in the early 16thCentury. It became an object of veneration and offering, which helped pay for the repair of the church, but was torn down in 1538 by protestants who saw it as an object of excessive superstition.

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