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Clay Lane Clay Cross

Clay Lane

Clay Lane is a part of Clay Cross to the west of the town.

At the top of Clay Lane on the A61 crossroads used to stand a cross that gave the town its name and in more recent times a shop and public toilet block.

The stone the held the cross
Looking down the lane from the crossroads

Clay Cross Tunnel has one opening of the Clay Cross Tunnel (Spoil Banks) the other end is at the opposit side of the town (Egstow)

Clay Cross Tunnel Spoil Banks

Clay Lane is just residential and once had a public house called The Royal Oak.

The Royal Oak

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  1. mr p carter

    my dad george william ernest carter was born at 161 clay lane clay cross in 1913 is there any information of then and now

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