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Vikings, Wirral #1065654
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A long list relating to the Vikings research in Wirral and Lancashire.

No 34in the list is a Radio broadcast from 2008 with Professor Stephen Harding.

https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/-sczsteve/

Below is a topic I started on Cross Hill ,Thingwall back in 2014. Not much, but thought linking it might be useful.

https://www.wikiwirral.co.uk/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/955038/1.html

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Has anyone see this stone ?


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Pre-Noman Crosses of West Cheshire and the Norse Settlements around the Irish Sea

https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/-sczsteve/WVH6.pdf


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Granny, I believe the stone in the newspaper article is being held by Peter Crawford as he found it in his garden - though it's such a fine and significant piece that I feel it should be in a local museum - or at least a replica of it.

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I think it was Greenwood, maybe still is but I don't know. I used to know Peter , such a very interesting guy who has so much knowledge about Bidston.
It was always fascinating to talk to him.
I saw the stone when it was on display, and they brought the Professor from London up here to give a talk.

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